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211. Bad Pork
What’s that smell, Nadine wondered. She had bought
big piece of pork from the market four
ago. As always, she smelled the pork after
butcher handed it to her. It had smelled
. But now, it didn't. She cut into the
side of the pork and took another sniff.
, she wrapped up the pork, grabbed her receipt,
drove back to the market.
She went up
the same butcher who had handed her the
that morning. She asked him to smell the
. He said that it smelled okay and gave
back to her. She told him to call
manager of the meat department. The manager came
a minute later. Nadine told him about the
. She also told him that he needed to
butchers who had better noses. He smelled the
. “Phew,” he said. He apologized to Nadine.
spoke to the butcher, who said he couldn’t
anything because he had a cold. “You have
cold and you’re handling meat and fish? Go
!” The manager turned back to Nadine, apologized again,
told her she could have a full refund.
gave him the pork and thanked him. She
a couple of fresh trout and had them
up. She went to the cashier at the
of the market, got her refund for the
, paid for the fish, and walked out. While
was getting into her car, the manager told
butcher to grind up the pork with a
lime juice and sell it at a 20-percent