学习啦【英语故事】 编辑：韦彦 发布时间：2017-06-09
When my daughter had her first child，her husband,Chen Xi，was serving in the army in a remote mountain area. One day，Chen Xi's superior called him into his tent and ordered him to do 50 push-ups. After he completed，Chen Xi asked him what he had done wrong.“I don't have any cigarettes and sweets,"the officer said. "You just had a son!"
After many years of wanting an automatic-teller card, I finally got one. The first time I used it was at a bank machine in a nearby college town. A student was there, when I arrived，and I asked him if he'd like to help me figure out the proper procedure.
I explained that I wanted to make a deposit. He cut me off and said, "I don't think I can help you. I've never made a deposit.”
On a visit to the United States，Gorbachev met a Russian who had immigrated to this country. "What do you do for a living here?"the Soviet leader asked him.
"My brother, my sister and I work in a big factory.”
"How do these capitalist bosses treat you?"
"Just fine，"answered the man.“In fact，if you are walking home from work, the boss picks you up in his big car and drives you to your door. Another time，he treats you to a dinner in an expensive restaurant. Sometimes he takes you home for the weekend and buys you presents.”
Gorbachev was stunned.”How often does this happen?"
"Well，to me，actually never. But to my sister，several times. "