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I 'm Susan Clock with the special English program "Words and Their Stories". Young Mr. Smith had an idea for his employer. It wasn't an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices. At the same time, Smith suggested that the company sell goods of less value. If his employer liked his idea, Smith might be given more pay, perhas he might even get a better job within the company. Bussiness had benn very slow, so Mr. Smith' employer thought a few minutes about the idea. But then she shook her head,"I am sorry, Smith. ", the employer said,"It just not will wash." Now the meaning of the English word should be "It will not get clean." Yet Mr. Smith's idea did not have anything to do with making something clean. So why did his employer say "It will not wash." Most word experts agreed that "It will not wash" means "it will not work". Arry pottrick wrote * the saying probably developed in Britain in the 1800s. Shylock Brawntay used it in the story published in 1849, she wrote "That will not wash, Miss." Mrs. Brawntay seemed to has meant that the dies used to color a piece of clothing were not good, the colors could not be depended on to stay in the materia. In 19th century England, the expression came to mean "undependable statement", it was used mainly to describe an idea. But sometimes it was used about a person. A cretic once said of the poet Robert Brawning, "he won't wash". The cretic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person, he meant that Brawning's poems could not be depended on too last. Today we know that judgement was wrong. Robert Brawning's still concidered a major poet, but very few people rembered the man who said Brawning would not wash . Happily for the young employee Smith, his employer wanted him to do well in the company. So the employer talked turkey to him, she said "Your idea will be unfair to our buyers, think of another way to save money." A century ago, "to talk turkey" meant "to talk pleasantly". Turkeys in the * was thought to be speaking pleasantly to one and another. In recent years, the saying has come to mean "on an attempt to teach something important". Word expert Charls found tales he beleives these change took place. He says two man were shooking turkeys together, one of them was a white man, the other was an American Indian, the white man began stating reasons why he should get all the turkeys for himself, but the American Indian stopped him, he told the white man "Now I talk turkey to you". Mr. Smith thought a better idea after his employer talked turkey to him. He was given an impress in pay. So if your idea will not wash, try talking turkey to yourself and come up a better idea.  

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    Young Mr. Smith had an idea for his employer. It wasn't an idea for saving money for the company by increasing crisis. At the same time, Smith suggested that the company sell goods of less value. If his employer like the idea, Smith might be given more pay. Perhaps even get a better job with a company. Business had been very slow, so Mr.Smith's employer a few minutes about the idea, but then she shook her head."I'm sorry, Smith." his employer said. It just will not wash. Now the meaning of these English words should be : it will not get clean. Yet Smith's ieda did not have anything to do with making something clean.So why did his employer say "It will not wash"? Most word experts agree that "it will not wash" means it will not work. E.P. wrote the theme probably developed in Britain in the 1800s. Shylerk Bronte used it in the story published in 1849. She wrote "That wouldn't wash. Miss." Ms. Bronte seems to have meant ... used to cover a piece of clothing were not good. The colours could not be depended on to stay in the material.

    In19 century England, the expression came to mean an undenpendable statement. It was used mainly to describe an idea. But sometimes it was used about a person.

    A critic once said of the poet Robert. B. "he won't wash." The critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person. He meant that B.'s poems could not be depended on too last. Today we know that judgement was wrong. Robert still is considered a major poet, but very few people remember the man who said B. would not wash.

    Happily for the young employee Smith, his empolyer wanted him to do well in the company. So the employer talked turkey to him. She said " your idea would be on fire to our bias, think of another way to save money."

    A century ago, "to talk turkey" meant "to talk pleasantly". Turkeys in Barneyard were thought to be speaking pleasantly to one and another. In recently years, the same has come to mean an attempt to teach something important. Word expert ..... tells that he believes this change took place. He says two men were shooting turkeys together. One of them was a white man, the other was an American Indian. The white man began stating reasons why he should get all the turkeys for himself. But the American Indian stopped him. He told the white man "now, i talk turkey to you. "

    Mr smith thought a better idea after his employer talks turkey to him. He was given an increase in pay.

    So if your idea will not wash, try talking turkey to yourself and come up with a better idea.

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With Special English Program, Words and Their Stories. Young Mr.Smith had an idea for his employer. It was an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices. At the same time, Smith suggested that the company sell goods of less value. If his employer likes the idea, Smith may be given more pay. Perhaps, he might even get a better job with the company. Businesses have been very slow. So Mr.Smith's employer thought a few minutes about the idea, and then she shook her head. "I'm sorry", his employer said, "It just will not wash." Now, the meaning of these English words should be "It will not get clean". Yet, Smith's idea did not have anything to do with making something clean. So why his employer said "It will not wash." Most word experts agree that "it will not wash" means " It will not work." Ari Partrige wrote the same problely developed in the Britain in the 1800s. Sharleck Brownty used it in a story published in 1849. She wrote:" That will not wash, Miss." Mr.Brownty seems to have meant that the dieds used to color a piece of clothing were not good. The colors could not be depended on to stay in the material. In the nineteenth century of England, the expression came to mean "an undependable statement". It was used mainly to describe an idea. But sometimes it was used about a person. A critic one said of a poet, Robert Brownming " He won't wash." The critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person. He meant that Brownming's poems could not be depended on to last. Today we know that judgement was wrong. Robert Brownming is still considered a major poet. But few people remember the man who said Brownming would not wash. Happily for the young employee, Smith, his employer wanted him to do well in the company. So the employer talked turkey to him. She said:"Your idea will be unfair for our buyers. Think of another way to save money." A century ago, to talk turkey meant to talk presently. Turkeys in bandyard were thought to be speaking presently to one another. In recent years , the same has come to mean of an attempt to teach something important. Word expert Charlos Funck tells us how he believes this change took place. He says two men were shooting turkeys toghter: one of them was a white man, the other was an American Indian. The white man began stating reasons like he should get all the turkeys for himself. But the American Indian stopped him. He told the white man:"Now, I talk turkey to you." Mr.Smith thought of the better idea after his employer talk turkey to him. He was given an increase in pay. So your idea will not wash, try talking turkey to yourself and come up with a better idea. This Words and Their Stories Program was written by Jery Washon.

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Young Mr.Smith had an idea for his employer. It was an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices. At the same time, Mr.Smith suggested that the company sell goods of less value. If his employer liked the idea, Smith might be given more pay. Perhaps he might even get a better job with the company. Business had been very slow, so Mr.Smith's employer thought a few minutes about the idea. But then she shoke her head, "I am sorry, Smith," his employer said,"It just will not wash." Now the meaning of these English words should be "it will not get clean". Yet Mr.Smith's idea did not have anything to do with making something clean. So why did his employer say "it will not wash"? Most word experts agree that "it will not wash" mean "it will not work". Eric.P wrote that the same probably developed in Britian in the 1800s. C.B used in a story published in 1849. She wrote "that won't wash,miss." Miss.B seemed to have meant that the dice uesd to color a piece of clothing were not good. The colour could not be depended on to stay in the material. In 19th century, England, The expression came to mean an undependable statement. It was used mainly to describe an idea. But sometimes it was used about a person. A critic once said of the poet R.B. "He won't wash." The critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person. He meant that B's poems could not be depended on to last. Today we know that judgement was wrong. R.B. still is considered a major poet. But very few people remember the man who said B would not wash. Happily for the young employee Smith, his employer wanted him to do well in the company. So the employer talked turkey to him. She said "Your idea would be unfair to our buyers, think of another way to save money." A century ago, to talk turkey meant to talk pleasantly. Turkeys in the B were thought to be speaking pleasantly to one another. In the present years, the same has come to mean "an attempt to teach something important". Word expert C.P tells how he believes this change took place. He says two men were shooting turkeys together. One of them was a white man. The other was an American-Indian. The white man began stating reasons why he should get all the turkeys for himself. But the American-Indian stopped him, he told the white man "now I talk turkey to you". Mr.Smith thought of a better idea after his employer talked turkey to him. He was given an increase in pay. So if your idea will not wash, try talking turkey to yourself and come up with the better idea.

 

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I’m Susan Clark with the special English program words and their stories . Young Mr. Smith had an idea for his employer . It was an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices . At the same time ,Smith suggested that the company sell goods of less value . If his employers liked the idea ,Smith may be given more pay perhaps he might even get a better job with the company . Business had been very slow , so Mr. Smith’s employer thought a few minutes about the idea . Then she shook her head . ‘ I’m sorry Smith !” His employer said , it just will not wash . Now the meaning of these English words should be ‘ It will not get clean !”Yet Smith’s idea did not have anything to do with making something clean . So why did his employer say it will not wash . Most word experts agree that it will not wash means it will not work . Eric Partridge wrote that the saying probably developed in Britain in 1800. Charlotte Bronte used it in stories published in the 1849. She wrote that wiln’t wash, miss. Mizz Bronte seems to have meant that the dyes used to use color a piece of clothing were not good . The colors should not be depended on to stay in the material . In 19th century’s England ,the expressions came to mean an undependable statement . It was used mainly to describe an idea , but sometimes it was used about a person .A critic once said of the poet Robert Browning he won’t wash .The critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person . He meant that Browning’ poems could not be depended to last . Today we know that judgement was wrong .Robert Browning is still considered a major poet . But very few people remember the man who said Browning would not wash . Happily for the young employee Smith ,his employer wanted him to do well in the company ,so the employer talked turkey to him , she said your idea would be unfair to our buyers , think of another way to save money . A century ago to talk turkey meant to talk pleasantly . Turkeys in the barnyard were thought to be speaking pleasantly to one another . In Recent years the saying has come to mean an attempt to teach something important , Words expert Charles Funk tells how he believes these changes took place . He says two men were shooting turkeys together . One of them was a white man .the other was an American Indian .But the white began to state reasons why he should get all the turkeys for himself . But the American Indian stopped him . He told the white man :” Now I talked turkey to you .” Mr. Smith thought of a better idea after his employer talked turkey to him . He was given an increase in pain . So if your idea will not wash ,try talking turkeys to yourselves and come up with a better idea . This words and their stories program was written by Jeri Watson. I’m Susan Clark .

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I am Susan Clark. This is English program, words and their stories.

 

Yong Mr. Smith had an idea for his employer, it was an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices. At the same time, Smith suggested that the company sell goods of less value. If his employer liked his idea, Smith might be given more pay. Perhaps he might even get a better job with the company. Business had been very slow, so Mr. Smith’s employer thought a few minutes about the idea, but then she shocked her head,” I am sorry, Smith” his employer said,” it just will not wash.”

 

 Now the meaning of this English words should be it will not get clean. Yet Smith’s idea did not have anything to do with making something clean. So why his employer say” it will not wash.”

 

Most words experts agree that it will not wash means it will not work. Eric Partridge wrote that the saying probably developed in Britain in the eighteen hundreds. Charlotte Bronte used it in a story published in 1849, she wrote” that wasn’t wash, Miss.” Miss Bronte seems to have mind that the dyes used to color a piece of clothing were not good. The colors could not be depended on to stay in the material.

 

In 19th century England, the expression came to mean an undependable statement. It was used mainly to describe idea, but sometimes it was used about a person. A critic once said of the poet Robert Browning” he won’t wash.” The critic did not mean the poet was not a clean person. He meant that Browning’s poems could not be depended on to last. Today, we know that judgment was wrong. Robert Browning still is considered a major poet. But very few people remember the man who said Browning would not wash.

 

Happily for the young employee Smith, his employer want him to do well in the company, so the employer talked turkey for him. She said,” your idea would be unfair to our buyers, think of another way to save money.” A century ago, to talk turkey meant to talk pleasantly. Turkeys in the barnyard were thought to be talking pleasantly to one another.

 

In recent years, the saying has come to mean an attempt to teach something important. Word expert Charles Funk tells that how he believes this change took place. He says two men were shooting turkeys together, one of them was a white man, the other was an American Indian. The white man began stating reasons why he should get all the turkeys for himself. But the American Indian stopped him, he told the white man” now, I talk turkey to you.”

 

 Mr. Smith thought of a better idea after his employer talked turkey to him. He was giving an increase in pay. So if your idea will not wash, try talking turkey to yourself then come up with a better idea.

 

This words and expression program was written by Jeri Wstson. I’m Susan Clark.

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I'm Susan Clark with the Special English program, words and their stories.

Young MR. Smith had an idea for his employer. It wasn’t an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices. At the same time, Smith suggested that the company sell goods of less value.

 If his employer liked his idea, Smith will be given more pay. Perhaps he might even get a better job within the company.

 Business had been very slow. So Mr. Smith's employer thought a few minutes about the idea. But then she shook her head. "I am sorry, Smith," his employer said. "It just will not wash."

 Now, the meaning of the English words should be, "It will not get clean." Yet Smith's idea did not have anything to do with making something clean. So why did his employer say, "It will not wash?"

 Most word experts agree that "it will not wash" means it will not work. Eric Partridge wrote up the same problem developed in Britain in the eighteen hundreds. Charlotte Bronte used it in a story published in eighteen forty-nine. She wrote, "That won't wash, miss." Mr. Bronte seems to mean that the dyes used to color a piece of clothing were not good. The colors could not be depended on to stay in the material.

 In nineteenth century England, the expression came to mean an undependable statement. It was used mainly to describe an idea. But sometimes it was used about a person.

 A critic once said of the poet Robert Browning, "He won't wash." The critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person. He meant that Browning's poems could not be depended on too last.

 Today, we know that judgment was wrong. Robert Browning still is considered a major poet. But very few people remembered the man who said Browning would not wash.

 Happily for the young employee Smith, his employer wanted him to do well in the company. So the employer "talked turkey" to him. She said, "Your idea would be unfair to our buyers. Think of another way to save money."

 A century ago, to talk turkey meant to talk pleasantly. Turkeys in the barnyard were thought to be speaking pleasantly to one another. In recent years, the saying has come to mean an attempt to teach something important.

 Word expert Charles Funk tells how he believes this change took place.

 He says two men were shooting turkeys together. One of them was a white man. The other was an American Indian. The white man began stating reasons why he should get all the turkeys for himself. But the American Indian stopped him. He told the white man, "Now, I talk turkey to you."

 Mr. Smith thought of a better idea after his employer talked turkey to him. He was given an increase in pay. So if your idea "will not wash," try "talking turkey" to yourself and come up with a better idea.

 This Words and Their Stories program was written by Jerry Watson. I'm Susan Clark.

 

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Homework

Young Mister Smith had an idea for his employer. It was an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices.At the same time,Smith suggested that the company sell goods of less value.If his employer liked the idea,Smith might be given more pay,perhaps he might even get a better job with the company.Business had been very slow,so Mr. Smith's employer thought a few minutes about the idea.But then she shook her head"I am sorry,Smith."His employer said,"It just will not wash."Now the meaning of these English words should be "It will not get clean."Yet Smith's idea did not have anything to do with making something clean,so why did his employer say"It will not wash." Most word experts agree that "It will not wash"means 'It will not work'.Eric Partridge wrote that the saying probably developed in Britain in the 1800. Charlotte Bronte used it in a story published in 1849.She wrote"That wouldn't wash,Miss".Ms Bronte seems to have meant that the dyes used to color a piece of clothing were not good.The colors could not be depended on to stay in the material. In 19th century England,the expression came to mean an undependable statement.It was used mainly to describe an idea,but sometimes it was used about a person.A critic once said of the poet Robert Browning "He won't wash".The critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person,he meant that Browning's poems could not be depended on to last.Today we know that judgment was wrong.Robert Browning still is considered a major poet,but very few people remember the man who said Browning would not wash. Happily for the young employee Smith,his employer wanted him to do well in the company.So the employer "talked turkey" to him.She said "Your idea would be unfair to our buyers,think of another way to save money".A century ago,to talk "turkey" meant to talk pleasantly.Turkeys in the barnyard were thought to be speaking pleasantly to one and another.In recent years,the saying has come to mean an attempt to teach something important.Word expert Charles Funk tells how he believes this change took place.He says " two men were shooting turkeys together,one of them was a white man,the other was an American Indian.The white man began stating reasons why he should get all the turkeys for himself.But the American Indian stopped him,he told the white man,"Now I talk turkey to you."Mr. Smith thought of a better idea after his employer talked "turkey"to him.He was given an increase in pay. so if your idea will not wash, try talking turkey to yourself and come up with a better idea.
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  I'm Susan Clark with the Special English programme"words and their storys".
  Young Mr.Smith had an idea for his employer.It was an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices.At the same time Smith suggested that the company sell the goods of less value. If his employer like the idea Smith might be given more pay.Perhaps he might even get a better job with the company.Business have been very slow,so Mr.Smith's employer * a few minutes about the idea.But then she shuk her head"I am sorry Smith."his employer  said"It just will not wash." Now the meaning of these English words should be"it will not get clean"yet Smith's idea did not have anything to do with making something clean.So why did his employer say"It will not wash."
  Most word experts agree that "it will not wash"means"it will not work".Arick Partidge wrote that the saying probably developed in Britain in the eighteen hundreds.Sharlok Brontae use it in the story published in eighteen forty-nine.She wrote "That will wass miss."Miss Brontae seems to had meant that the dies used to color a piece of *
were not good. The colors could not be depended on to stay in the material.In ninty century England the expression came to mean an undependable statement. It was used mainly to describe an idea.But sometimes it was used about a person.A critic one said * Robert Brunning "he won't wash"the critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person.He meant that Bronning's poems could not be depended on to last.Today we know that dugement was wrong.Robert Brunning Stale is considered a major poet. But very few people remember the man who said  Brunning would not wash.
Happily for the young employee Smith, his employer wanted him to do well in the company. So the employer talked turkey to him.She said "Your idea will be unfair to our buyers,think of another way to save money."A century ago to "talk turkey" meant to talk pleasantly.Turkeys in the barniyard* were thought to be speaking pleasantly to oneanother.In recently years the saying has come to mean on attempt to teach something important.Word expert Charol Sponke tells how he believes this change to place. He says two men were shooting turkeys together. One of them was a whihte man the other was an American Indian.The white man begains stating reasons why he should get all the turkeys for himself.But the American Indian stopped him, he told the white man "Now I talk turkey to you."
  Mr.Smith thought of a better idea after his employer talked turkey to him.He was given an increase in pay.So if your idea will not wash try talking turkey to yourself and come up with a better idea.
  This "words and storys" programme was written by Jerry Wason.I'm Susan Clark.

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I'm Susan Clark with the special English program Words and Their Stories. Young Mr. Smith had an idea for his employer. It was an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices. At the same time Smith suggested that the companys sell goods of less value. If his employer likes the idea, Smith might be given more pay. Perhaps he might even get a better job with the company. Business had been very slow, so Mr. Smith's employer thought a few minutes about the idea. But then she shoke her head. "I am sorry, Smith." his employer said, "It just will not wash." Now the meaning of these English words should be it will not get clean. Yet Smith's idea did not have anything to do with making something clean. So why did his emplyer say "It will not wash."? Most word experts agree that "It will not wash" means "It will not work" .Eric Patrige wrote that the same proberbly developed in Britain in the 1800s. Shalert Branty used it in the story published in 1849. She wrote "That wouldn't wash, Ms". Ms. Branty seemed to have meant that the dyes used to color a piece of clothing were not good. The colors could not be depended on to stay in the material. In 19th centuries England, the expression came to mean an undependable statement. It was used mainly to describe an idea, but sometimes it was used about a person. A critic once said of a poet Robert Browning "He won't wash. " The critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person. He meant that Browning's poems could not be depended on to last. Today we know that chargement was wrong. Robert Browning still is considered a major poet, but very few people remember the man who said Browning would not wash. Happily for the young employee Smith, his emloyer wanted him to do well in the company. So the employer talked turkey to him. She said : "Your idea would be unfair to our buyers. Think of another way to save money. " A century ago to talk turkey meant to talk pleasantly. Turkeys in the backyard was thought to be speaking pleasantly to one another. In recent years, the saying has come to mean an attempt to teach something important. Word expert Charls Funck tells how he believes this change took place. He says two men were shooting turkeys together. One of them was a white man, the other was an American Indian. The white man began stating reasons why he should get all the turkeys for himself. But the American Indian stopped him. He told the white man : "Now, I talk turkey to you. " Mr. Smith thought of a better idea after his employer talked turkey to him. He was given an increase in pay. So if your idea was will not wash, try talking turkey to yourself and come up with a better idea.

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I'm Susan clok with the Special English Program Words and Their Stories.

 

Young Mr.smith had an idea for his employer. It was an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices.  And the same time,Smith suggested that the company sale goods of less walue.  If his employer like the idea,Smith might be given more pay.
Perhaps in my even get a better job with the company,business had been very slow. So Mr.smith employer funt a few minitues about the idea. but then she shake hand. 'Iam sorry smith,"is his employer said ,'it just will not wash'.  Now the meaning of this english words should be it will not get clean.  Yet smith idea did not have anything to do with making something clean.  So why did his employer say it will not wash.  most world experts agree that it will not wash means it will not work.E. P. role the same probably developed in Britain in the  1800. sharly broty used it in the story published in 1849.  she wrote that will wash smith ,Ms Broty seems to have ment that the death used to color a piece of closing were not good. The colors could not be dependent on to stay in the material.  In 19 century england ,the expression came to meaning an undependeble statement. It was used mainly to descrip an idea.  But sometimes it was used about a person.  A critic one said of the poet Robet B. he won't wash. The critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person.  He ment that B.'s poems could not be dependent on too last. Today we known that judgement was wrong.Rober B. still is considerd a major poet. But very few people remeber the man who said broning would not wash.  Happyly for the young employee smith ,his employer wanted him to do well in the company. So the employer talked turkey to him. she said your idea would be unfair to our buyers,  think of another way to save money. a sensey ago to talk turky meant to talk plesantly.  turkey in the b.a. were thought to be speaking plesantly to one another. In recent years,the saying has come to mean attempt to teach something important.  Word expert charlse fath tells he believes this change to place. He says two man were shouting turkys together. One of them was s white man the other was an american indian, The white man began staying resons why he should get all the turkeys for himself But the Amerian India stopped him.  He told the white man "now i talk turky to you."  Mr. smith thought a better idea after his employer talk turkey to him. He was given a increse in pay. So if your idea will not wash ,try talking turkey to yourself and come up with a better idea.

 

This Words and Their Ttories Program,was written by Jarry Washing.

Homework I'm suan Clark with special English program words and their stories. Young Ms smith had an idea for his employer. It was an idea for saving monney for the company by increasing prices. At the same time,Smith suggested that the company sell goods of less value. If hia employer like the idea.Smith maight be given more pay.Perhaps he might even gave a better job with the company.Business had been very slow,so Mr.Smith's employer thought a few mimutes about the idea.But than she shook her head"I'm sorry Mr.Smith"his employer said"It just will not wash".Now the mean of the English word should mean be it will not get clean.yet Smith's idea did not have anything to do with making something clean.So why did his employer say "It will not wash" Most word experts agree that" it will not wash " means" it will not work"
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Special English Programme "words and stories"

I am susan clark,with the special English programme Words and Stories.

Young Mr Smith had an idea for his employer.It was an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices.At the same time,Smith suggested that company sell goods of less value .If the employer liked the idea,Smith might be given more pay.Perhaps he might even get a better job with the company.Business had been very slow,so Mr Smiths employer thought a few minutes about the idea.But then she shoot her hand. I am sorry,Smith, his employer said, It just will not wash.

Now ,the meaning of this English words should be it will not get clean. Yet Smiths idea did not have anything to do with making something clean.So why did his employer said it will not wash? Most words experts agree that it will not wash means it will not work.Eric Partridge wrote that the saying probably developed in Britain in the eighteen hundreds.Charlotte Bronte used it in a story published in 1949.Mz Bronte seems to have meant that the dyes used to color a piece of clothing were not good.The colors employer could not be depended on to stay in the material.

In 19th century England,expressions came to mean an undependable statement.It was used maining to describe an idea.But sometimes it was used about a person .A critic once said of poet Robret Browning, He wont wash.The critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person.He meant the Brownings poems could not be depended on to last.

Happily for the young employer smith,his employer wanted him to do well in the company,so the employer talked turkey to him .she said your idea should be unfair to our buyers,think of another way to save money . A century ago,to talk turkey means to talk pleasently .Turkeys in the barnyard were thought to be talk to one another.In recent year,the saying has come to mean an attempt to teach something important.

Word expert Charles Funk tells how he believes this changes took place.One of them was a white man ,the other was an American Indian.The White man began stating reasons why he should all the turkey for himself.But the American Indian stopped him. He told the white man  I talked turkey to you . Mr Smith thought an idea after his employer talked turkey to him.He was given an increased in pay.So if your idea will not wash,try talk turkey to yourself and come up with a better idea.

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Young Mr Smith once had an idea for his employer. It was the idea of saving money

for the company by increasing prices. At the same time, Smith suggested that company sell

goods of less value. If the employer like the idea Mr smith might be given more pay. Perhaps

 he mignt get a better job with the company. Business has been very slow. So Mr Smith's

employer thought a minute the idea. But then he shook her head. "I am sorry, Mr Smith." the

employer says ,"It just will not wash."

      

Now the word should be it will not get cleaned. Yet Mr Smith' idea did not have

anything to do with making sth clean. So why did Mr Smith' employer says "it will not

wash"? Most word experts agree "it will not wash" means it will not work. Aria portage wrote

probably the same developed in British in the 1900s. Charlotte Bronte used it in the story

published in 1859. She wrote :"that won't wash, Miss”. Mr Bronte seems to have met that

the dies used to colour a piece of clothing were not good. The colors could not be depended on

to stay in the material. In 18th century England, the expression comes to mean an undependable

statement. It used mainly to describe an idea. But sometimes it was used about a person. A

critic once said the poet Robert browning he won't wash. The critic did not mean that the

poet was not a clean person. He meant that the Mr Browning's poems could not be depended on to

last. Today we know the judgment was wrong. Mr Browning still is considered a major poet.

But very few people remember the person who said Mr Browning wouldn’t wash.

      

Happliy for the young employee Mr Smith, his employer wanted him to do well in the

company. So the emplyer talked turkey to him. She said your idea would be unfair to our

buyers, think of another way to save money. A Century ago, to talk turkey meant to talk

pleasantly. Turkey in the barnyard were thought to speaking to one another pleasantly. In recent years

the saying has come to mean an attempt to teach something important. Word expert Charles Funk tells

us how he believe this change took place. She says two man were shooting turkey together, one

man was a white man and another was an American-indian. The white man began to standing

resons why he could get all the turkey for himself. But the American-indian stop him. He

told the white man," Now, I talk turkey to you."

 

Mr Smith tought of a better idea after his employer talked turkey to him. He was

given an increase in pay. So if your idea won't wash, try talking turkey to yourself and

coming up with the better idea.

 

Darkness called, ... but I was on the phone, so I missed him. I tried to *69 Darkness, but his machine picked up. I yelled: "Pick up the phone Darkness", but he ignored me. Darkness must have been screening his calls.
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I am Susan Clark with the special english(English) programWords and their stories”.Young Mr.Smith had an idea for his emplorer.It was an idea for saving money for the company by increasing prices. At the same time, Smith suggested that the company sell goods of less value.If his emplorer let(liked)the idea, Smith might be given more pay,perhaps may(he might) even get a better job in(with) the company.Business had been very slow,so Mr.Smith’s emplorer thought a few munites about the idea. But then she shook her head. “I am sorry, Smith”his emplorer said, “it just will not wash”. Now the meaning of these English words’(words) should be “it is will not get clean”, yet Smith’s idea did not have anything to do with “making something clean”. So why did his emplorer say “it will not wash?”Most word experts agree that it will not washmeans “it will not work”.Eric Partrige(Partridge) wrote that the saying probably developed in Britain in the 1800s. Sharlac Brownty(Charlotte Bronte) used it in the story published in 1849.She wrote “that will not wash, Miss”Mrs Brownty(Bronte) seems to have meant that the dies(dyes) used to colour a piece of clothing were not good. The colours could not be depended on to stay in the material.In 19st England, the expression came to mean an undependable statement.It was used mainly to describe an idea, but sometimes it was used about a person.A critic once said of the poet Rorbert Browning “he won’t wash”.The critic did not mean that the poet was not a clean person. He meant that Browning’s poems could not be depended on too(to) last. Today we know that judgement was wrong, Rorbert Browning is still(still is) considered as(null) a major poet, but very few people remember that man who said Browning would not wash. Happily for the young emploree Smith, his emplorer wanted him to do well in the company, so the emplorer talked turkey to him. She said “your idea would be unfire to our buyers, think of another way to save money.” A century ago, “to talk turkey” meant to “talk pleasantly”, turkeys and barnyards(in the barnyard) were thought to be speaking pleasantly to one another. In recently years, the saying has come to mean an attempt to teach something important.Word expert Showers Found(Charles Funk) tells how he believes this change to(took) place.he(He)says two men were shooting turkeys together.one of them was a white man, the other was an American indian. The white man bagan stading(stating) reasons why he should get all of(null) the turkeys for himself, but the american indian stopped him, he told the white man “now, I talk turkey to you”  .Mr smith thought of a better idea after his emplorer talk(talked) turkey to him, he was given an increase in pay. So if your idea will not wash,try talking turkey to yourself and come up with a better idea.

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