When Ricky was a student, he worked as a labourer on a building site during his
Easter vacation. He wanted to save some money to pay for his summer holidays.
Although he had to work very hard, he had many funny adventures. This is the
story of one of his most amusing days when he was supposed to deliver
wheelbarrow loads of liquid concrete to a skilled workman.
Ricky sometimes uses the word ‘cement ?when he means 'concrete'? Cement is the dry powder which is mixed with sand, stones and water to make concrete.
to whip up
got the knack
I made it
charged over the planks