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What are we going to have for supper,
I don't know.
There isn't a thing in the house.
We must buy something for tomorrow.
Telephone to the grocer to send us half a
dozen eggs, a can of tomatoes, and a loaf
We'll fry some eggs for supper.
Later I am going out to buy something
You had better go now, because the
store closes at six.
I am going as soon as I get ready.
The store does not close at six tonight.
Tomorrow is Sunday.
What do you have for meats today?
Here is our special list for today: Leg of
Lamb chops Native fowl Veal roasts
Beef to roast Corned beef Hamburg
steak Pig sausage Boiled ham Sirloin
steak Native pork roast Fares of spring
lamb, stew Bean pork Sliced bacon
I'll have a pound of corned beef, and
half a pound of boiled ham.
Do you keep fresh eggs here?
Yes, we do.
They are strictly fresh.
How much are they a dozen?
Twentysix cents a dozen; I also want
We have fresh mackerel, halibut, and
How much are they a pound?
Salmon fifteen cents a pound; mackerel
eight cents a pound, and halibut"
thirteen cents a pound.
Let me have a pound of mackerel, a
pound of cheese, half a poured of butter,
four pounds of rice, and one can of pork
Is there anything else you wish to have?
I would like to buy many other things,
but I can't carry them home.
You buy what you want, and we'll put
them in a basket and send them to you
before we close tonight.
Let me have three pounds of sugar, two
boxes of matches, one pound of tea, one
pound of coffee, two cans of condensed
milk, one package of corn starch, half a
pound of lard, a bag of flour, two loaves
of bread, one gallon of kerosene oil, and
three bars of soap.
To what address shall I send them?
Send them to 42 Court Street.
What kind of pies do you have?
We have apple, cream, mince, raisin,
squash, custard, chocolate, lemon,
orange, cherry, pine- apple, strawberry,
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