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February 27th, 2015
Episode 200 of 465 episodes
You’ll want to comb your hair and take a shower after listening to this episode about personal grooming. Slow dialog: 1:30 Explanation: 3:40 Fast dialog: 16:27 Giorgio: I’ll pick you up tonight at 7:00, okay? Anna: You’d better make it 8:00. I need time to get ready. Giorgio: You just need to go home, take a shower, and throw on some clothes. How much time do you need? Anna: You have no idea what a woman has to do to look her best, do you? Not only do I have to bathe, I need to exfoliate and depilate. Giorgio: “Depilate”?! What’s that? Anna: That’s shaving and waxing to you. I have to shave and wax my legs, my armpits, and bikini area. Giorgio: Whoa! That’s way too much information. I didn’t need to know that. Anna: After that, I’ll need my nail clippers, nail file, and tweezers to do my nails and my plucking. Giorgio: I don’t even want to know what you pluck. Anna: Just my eyebrows and my... Giorgio: Stop! I don’t need to know the ins and outs of your personal grooming. Is all that really necessary? Anna: You are going to introduce me to your brother, aren’t you? Your very handsome brother? Giorgio: I was until I heard all that. I don’t know if I want my brother dating a woman who’s so high-maintenance. Anna: High-maintenance? High-maintenance?! Who are you calling high-maintenance? Giorgio: And high-strung! Script by Dr. Lucy Tse
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