The family had planned to dine out that evening, but then the rain was playing spoilsport. ‘Never mind; I’ll make pizzas for dinner’, announced Taj, as she examined the contents in the fridge and declared, ‘Yes, I have stocked all one needs for a rainy day’.
Sam loved her pizzas. He blew a short shrill whistle to express his appreciation. He had the knack of placing the middle and fore fingers of both his hands in his mouth, on his tongue, to blow a loud trill.
‘What a dirty thing to do’, commented Shama, and turning to her Dad continued, ‘Please ask him to stop whistling with his fingers in his dirty mouth, Dad’. ‘Why? What’s wrong with his whistling?’ responded Raj. ‘Of course he will need to clean his hands after the whistle, which I know he will. On the contrary, I admire Sam’s skill to whistle with his fingers’. ‘Do you call this dirty thing, a skill, Dad? In that case, it’s a dirty skill’.
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