63. She was not Amused.

Geoffrey Hampden has a large circle of friends and is very popular at parties. Everybody admires him for his fine sense of humour everybody, that is, except his six-year-old daughter, Jenny. Recently, one of Geoffrey’s closest friends asked him to make a speech at a wedding receptions. This is the sort of thing that Geoffrey loves. He prepared the speech carefully and went to the wedding with Jenny. He had including a large number of funny stories in the speech and, of course, it was a great success. As soon as he had finished, Jenny told him she wanted to go home. Geoffrey was a little disappointed by this but he did as his daughter asked. On the way home, he asked Jenny if she had enjoyed the speech. To his surprise, she said she hadn’t. Geoffrey asked her why this was so and she told him that she did not like to see so many people laughing at him!’
Dia tidak geli. Geoffrey Hampden memiliki lingkaran besar teman-teman dan sangat populer di pesta-pesta. Semua orang mengagumi dia karena rasa yang baik humor orang, yaitu, kecuali putri enam tahun lamanya, Jenny. Baru-baru ini, salah satu teman terdekat Geoffrey memintanya untuk membuat pidato di sebuah resepsi pernikahan. Ini adalah semacam hal yang Geoffrey mencintai. Ia mempersiapkan pidato hati-hati dan pergi ke pernikahan dengan Jenny. Dia termasuk sejumlah besar cerita lucu dalam pidato dan, tentu saja, itu adalah sukses besar. Begitu selesai, Jenny mengatakan bahwa ia ingin pulang. Geoffrey agak kecewa dengan ini tapi dia sebagai putrinya bertanya. Dalam perjalanan pulang, ia bertanya Jenny jika dia telah menikmati pidato. Yang mengejutkan, dia bilang dia tidak. Geoffrey bertanya mengapa ini begitu dan dia mengatakan bahwa dia tidak suka melihat begitu banyak orang menertawakannya! ‘
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