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英文幽默哲理小故事

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  1、 现在我要表现得像一位女士

英文幽默哲理小故事

  One day women's dresses were on sale at a department store. A dignified middle-aged man decided to pick a dress for his wife, but soon he found himself being battered by frantic women.

  一天,一家百货公司的女装大减价,一位高贵的中年男士想给他的太太挑选一件女装。但是,没过多久,他就发现自己已被疯狂的女人们撞得踉踉跄跄。

  He stood it as long as he could; then, with head lowered and arms flailing, he plowed through the crowd.

  他竭力地忍耐着。后来,他低下头,挥舞双臂,挤过人群。

  "You there!" challenged a thrilling voice. "Can't you act like a gentleman?"

  “你干嘛?”有人尖声叫道,“你难道不能表现得像一位绅士吗?”

  "Listen," he said. "I have been acting like a gentleman for an hour. From now on, I am acting like a lady."

  “听着,”他说。“我已经像绅士一样表现了一个小时了。从现在起,我要表现得像一位女士。”

  2、 晚饭后我从不工作

  A penny-pinching farmer didn’t want his hired hand to stop working. One morning, he told the farmhand, “It’s such a nuisance to come in from the field, wash up for lunch and take time to eat. Why don’t we save time and eat lunch now?”

  The hired man agreed. The farm’s wife brought in some cold meat and fried potatoes, and the two men ate again.

  When they had finished, the cheap farmer said, “While we’re still at the table, let’s have supper too.” They were now served steak, boiled potatoes and mixed vegetables, and they ate once more.

  “Now that the meals are out of the way, ” the farmer announced, “we can go out and work all day without interruption. ”

  “Oh, no,” the farmhand answered. “I never work after supper.”

  一位农场主非常吝啬,不想让他雇佣的帮手停下来休息。一天早上,他对帮手说:“从地里回来,又要洗手吃饭,又花时间,真是太不方便了。我们何不省点时间,现在就吃午饭呢?”

  雇员同意了。农场主的妻子端进来一些冷肉和油炸土豆。于是,两个人又开始吃起来。

  吃完后,吝啬鬼说:“既然我们还在桌子边,让我们连晚饭也吃了吧。”这次上桌的有排骨、煮土豆和杂烩青菜。于是两个人又吃起来。

  “现在三顿饭都吃过了,”农场主宣称道,“我们便可以出去一整天不停地干活了。”

  “哦,不,”那帮手回答说,“晚饭后我从不工作。”

  3、Adding Feet to a Snake

  One day, Mr. Lion holds a party. Many animals come and drink a lot of wine. At last there is a pot of wine. Who can drink it? They drink out an idea and decide to have a match-Draw a snake. If you finish first, you can get it.

  Soon Mr.Wolf finishes drawing. “Yeah, I’ve finished. I’m No.1,” he says. But he draws again and says, “Oh, let me add feet and my snake.” At the time, Mr. Gorilla also finishes. He takes away the pot of wine and drinks, then he says, “That isn’t a snake. Snakes have no feet. I get the wine.”

  画蛇添足

  一天, 狮子先生举行一场聚会,许多动物都来了,他们喝很多酒。最后只剩一壶酒了。让谁喝呢?它们想了想,有个主意。它们比赛画蛇,吉林资讯网,谁最快画好,谁就喝这壶酒。

  不一会,狼先生画好了。“哈,我画好了,我是第一个。”它说。可是它又画了起来,它还说:“再给它加几只脚吧。”这是猩猩先生也画好了。它拿起那酒壶喝起来。一边喝一边说:“那不是蛇,蛇是没有脚的`,我赢了这壶酒。”

  4、It’s Good to Admit a Fault

  John is not a “good” student. He always sleeps in the class. Today he sleeps again.

  “John!” Teacher says angrily.

  “What? What’s wrong?” John is awaken.

  “Why do you make a face? It’s classroom. Look! Everyone is laughing.” Teacher says.

  “No one is laughing.” Teacher says.

  “No, it’s not me. I was not making a face. I was sleeping.” John fells upset.

  “Um. Not bad. You can admit your fault. You are still a good boy.” Teacher is satisfied with it.

  认错

  约翰并不是个“好”学生。他总是在上课的时候睡觉。今天他又睡着了。

  “约翰!”老师生气地喊他。

  “什么?出什么事了?”约翰醒了。

  “你为什么要做鬼脸?这是教室!看看!同学们都在笑!”老师生气地说。

  “没有人在笑呀。”其他同学笑声地嘀咕。

  “不,不是我。我没有做鬼脸。刚才我睡着了。”约翰感到不安。

  “嗯,还不错。你承认自己的错误,还是给好孩子”老师为此感到满意。

    5、 I Don’t Want to Walk Home

  Tom is a very old man. After dinner, he likes walking in the street. And he goes to bed at seven o’clock.

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