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  At the cleaner's, I noticed the sign "In by 10 a. m. , out by 5 p. m. " so I told the owner that I wanted to pick my clothing up at five. "it won't be ready," he said.


  "But your sign says, 'In by 10 a. m. , out by 5 p. m.'," I reminded him.


  "Oh," he replied, "that means me.


Notes:


  remind v.提醒


Exercises:


根据短文回答下列问题:


  ① Where was the author?


  ② What did he notice?


  ③ What did the sign say?


  ④ What request did the author make to the owner?


  ⑤ What effect did the sign have?


80.招客有方


  在洗衣店,我看到招牌上写着:“上午10点进,下午5点出。”因此我就告诉店主我想在下午5点取衣。“下午5点还不能取,”他说。


  “但是你的牌子上写着:‘上午10点进,下午5点出’,”我提醒他说。


  “哦,”他回答说,“那指的是我。”


练习参考答案:


    ① He was at the cleaner's.


  ② He noticed a sign.


  ③ It said: "In by 10 a. m. , out by 5 P. M.


  ④ He told the owner that he wanted to collect his clothing at five.


  ⑤ The sign had the power of inducing.



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