89. A Slip of the Tongue.

People will do anything to see a free show even if it is a bad one. When the news got round that a variety show would be presented at our local cinema by the P. and U. Bird Seed Company, we all rushed to see it. We had to queue for hours to get in and there must have been several hundred people present just before the show began. Unfortunately, the show was one of the dullest we have ever seen. Those who failed to get in need not have felt disappointed as many of the artistes who should have appeared did not come. The only funny things we heard that evening came from the advertiser at the beginning of the programme. He was obviously very nervous and for some minutes stood awkwardly before the microphone. As soon as he opened his mouth, everyone burst out laughing. We all know what the poor man should have said, but what he actually said was: ‘This is the Poo and Ee Seed Bird Company. Good ladies, evening and gentlemen!.
Sebuah Slip dari lidah. Orang akan melakukan apa saja untuk melihat pertunjukan gratis bahkan jika itu adalah yang buruk. Ketika berita sempat bahwa variety show akan dihadirkan di bioskop lokal kami dengan P. dan U. Bird Seed Company, kami semua bergegas untuk melihatnya. Kami harus antri berjam-jam untuk masuk dan pasti ada beberapa ratus orang yang hadir sebelum acara dimulai. Sayangnya, acara ini salah satu yang paling membosankan yang pernah kita lihat. Mereka yang gagal masuk tidak perlu merasa kecewa karena banyak artis yang seharusnya muncul tidak datang. Satu-satunya hal yang lucu kita mendengar malam itu datang dari pengiklan di awal program. Dia jelas sangat gugup dan untuk beberapa menit berdiri canggung sebelum mikrofon. Begitu ia membuka mulutnya, semua orang tertawa terbahak-bahak. Kita semua tahu apa yang orang miskin seharusnya mengatakan, tapi apa dia benar-benar mengatakan itu: ‘ini adalah Poo dan Ee Seed Bird Perusahaan. Baik wanita, malam dan pria !.
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