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157. The Unused Sofa (1)
The Wilsons invited the Carters to dinner. Mr.
was Mr. Wilson’s boss. The Wilsons had a
-bedroom apartment. Their sofa was in the living room.
seated two people. It still looked new. They
the sofa with towels. They spread the towels
top of the cushions. They removed the towels
friends visited. Mrs. Wilson spent the day preparing
. Mr. Wilson spent the day cleaning the apartment.
also ran some errands. They were both very
all day. The Carters showed up at 7
.m. Mr. Wilson walked them to the sofa. “Have
seat,” he said. “I’ll be right back.” He
into the kitchen. When he returned, the Carters
sitting at the dining table. That’s strange, he
. The sofa was much more comfortable than the
table chairs. He sat down with the Carters
the dining table. They started talking.