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77. Washing Dishes
Apartment 103 had a dish problem. The sink
completely full of dirty dishes from two weeks
. Nobody in the apartment wanted to wash their
. Also no one remembered what dishes were theirs.
was getting out of control. There were flies
around the dishes, and there was even some
growing on the dishes.
Everyone in the apartment
that it was a problem, but no one
to do anything about it. Dianne called all
girls in the apartment into the living room. "
, we need to do something about the dishes,"
said. "I don't have time to do any
the dishes," Clary said. "We all don't have
," Dianne angrily said. "Why don't we just split
the dishes in four? That way it's all
," Ella suggested. "But that's not fair, because some
us don't use as many dishes as others,"
There was a knock at the apartment
. Clary opened it. It was their neighbor Eli. "
couldn't help, but overheard your argument. I was
maybe I could wash all your dishes for
," he said. The girls would have to pay
each. They decided it was worth it. If
washed it, none of them would have to