68. Pay the Interest

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Jake and Larry are brothers. They used to friends. They used to talk to each other. now they aren’t friends. Now they don’t talk each other. They have a problem. The problem money. Jake had borrowed $500 from Larry. Larry lent $500 to Jake. Jake paid Larry back. paid Larry back the $500. Larry was not . Larry wanted interest. He wanted $50 interest. Jake Larry had not asked for interest. Jake said, “ didn’t ask for interest. I won’t pay you .” Larry said he wanted 10 percent interest. He 10 percent was not much. Jake said 10 was too much. He said, “You are my . You aren’t a bank. A bank charges interest. brother doesn’t charge interest.” Larry said that everyone interest. Friends charge interest. Parents charge interest. Sisters interest. Brothers charge interest.