学习啦【英语笑话】 编辑：韦彦 发布时间：2016-09-14
A short young man was running behind a bus which was full of passengers. But the bus stillran at a great speed.
"Stop, stop, " a passenger looked out of the window, and shouted at the young man, "youcan't catch it ! "
"I must," the young fellow said, out of breath, "because I'm only driver of the bus."
out of breath 上气不接下气
① The young man who was running behind the bus was tall.
② The bus was half full of passengers.
③ The bus was running very fast.
④ The passenger bad pity on the young man.
⑤ The young man was the driver.
"Daddy, can I learn to play the violin?" young Sarah asked her father. She was always askingfor things and her father was not very pleased.
"You cost me a lot of money, Sarah," he said. "First you wanted to learn horse riding, thendancing, then swimming. Now it's the violin.
"I'll play every day ,Daddy." Sarah said. "I'll try very hard.
"All right," her father said. "This is what I'll do. I'll pay for you to have lessons for six weeks.At the end of six weeks you must play something for me. If you play well, you can have morelessons. If you play badly, I will stop the lessons."
"0K. Daddy," Sarah said. "That is fair."
He soon found a good violin teacher and Sarah began her lessons. The teacher was veryexpensive, but her father kept his promise.
The six weeks passed quickly. The time came for Sarah to play for her father.
She went to the living room and said, "I'm ready to play for you, Daddy.
"Fine, Sarah," her father said. "Begin."
She began to play. She played very badly. She made a terrible noise.
Her father had one of his friends with him, and the friend put his hands over his ears.
When Sarah finished, her father said, "Well done, Sarah. You can have more lessons."
Sarah ran happily out of the room. Her father's friend turned to him. "You've spent a lot ofmoney, but she still plays very badly. he said.
"Well, that's true," her father said. "But since she started learning the violin I've been ableto buy five apartments in this build very cheaply. In another six weeks I'll own the wholebuilding!"
The mothers of four priests got together and were discussing their sons. "My son is amonsignor," said the first proud woman. "When he enters a room, people say, 'Hello,Monsignor'."
The second mother went on, "My son is a bishop. When he enters a room, people say,'Hello, Your Excellency'."
"My son is a cardinal." continued the next one. "When he enters a room, people say, 'Hello,Your Eminence'.
" The fourth mother thought for a moment. "My son is six-foot-ten and weighs 300pounds, " she said. "When he enters a room, people say, 'Oh, my God'!"