English Short Stories
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at the airport. She waits for her flight. Her flight is to Berlin, and
it is 4 hours away. Laura walks around the airport and looks at the
shops. She has a nice time.
After an hour she wants to visit the bathroom. She searches for it, but
she doesn't find it.
"Where is the bathroom?" she asks herself.
She looks and looks but she can't find it. She starts asking people
where it is.
Laura: "Excuse me sir, could you please tell me where is the bathroom?"
Man: "You mean the restroom, right?"
Laura: "No, I mean the bathroom."
Man: "Well, the restroom is over there." He says and walks away.
Laura doesn't understand. She asks a lady: "Excuse me madam,
could you please tell me where is the bathroom?"
"The restroom is over there," the lady answers and walks away.
confused. "What's their problem? I need to use the bathroom and they
send me to rest?! I don't need a restroom, I need the bathroom!"
a while Laura gives up. She feels tired of all this walking and asking.
She decides that maybe they are all right and she does need to rest.
She walks to the restroom. Now she is surprised. She realizes the
restroom is actually the name for a public bathroom!
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