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May 12th, 2014
Episode 81 of 489 episodes
Not all neighbors are friendly, and some are too friendly. Find out more in this episode. Slow Dialog: 1:16 Explanation: 3:39 Fast Dialog: 17:42 Nancy: Hello there! Hello! Eric: Hello. Nancy: I’m Nancy, your neighbor across the street. You’re new to the neighborhood. Eric: Yes, I just moved in last weekend. Nancy: That’s nice. How are you settling in? Eric: Fine, thanks. Nancy: Would you like to come over and have a cup of coffee? I can give you the scoop on the neighborhood and give you some tips on places to go and things to do in this area. Eric: Thanks, but I’m kind of busy right now. I’ll take a rain check. Nancy: No problem. Stop by anytime. We have quite a few social events in the area that you might be interested in. Eric: I’m not much of a joiner. I tend to keep to myself. Nancy: Oh, but we couldn’t let you do that. I’m appointing myself your new social secretary. As a new resident in a small town, you should know that everyone will want to meet you. You’ll be inundated with invitations. I can help you sort them out. Eric: I appreciate your offer, but if I have to fend off neighbors, I’ll do it myself. Nancy: Well, suit yourself. I don’t recommend turning down too many invitations or you’ll get a reputation for being a recluse. Eric: That’s okay with me. I’d rather not be the subject of talk among the busybodies. Nancy: Busybodies! Well, some people! Script by Dr. Lucy Tse