Times Is Harder Ever Been Before

“You’re kidding me. This is it?”

“Just what you see.”

“Pitiful.”

“To you, maybe. But just you wait a while. Even wormy apples look good once you’re hungry enough.”

“Seriously, what happened? This is the worst I’ve seen it.”

“My truck was waylaid. I had to give up most of the cargo. I was lucky to get away with as much as you see here.”

“Times are hard.”

“And getting harder. In a few weeks, this might seem like the good old days.”

“I suppose so. I guess I’ll take three of those apples, then.”

“Fine. That’ll be sixty Euro.”

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