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|Melanie:||Hey, did you go to the New Year’s concert the other night?|
|Jen:||We did. It was excellent – we laughed our heads off!!! My husband is a fan of one of the stand-up comedians who was in the show. That guy was so funny, he had everyone rolling in the aisles.|
|Melanie:||I wanted to go to the concert, too, but my husband had already made some plans for our own party, so I couldn’t go…|
|Jen:||Oh, right, how did your party go?|
|Melanie:||Ah, not so well. I spilled some wine on my new dress and looked like a laughing stock for the rest of the evening. And my husband cracked a joke about it…|
|Jen:||Accidents happen! I am sure he was just trying to help you laugh it off!|
|Melanie:||You are right, I shouldn’t have taken it so seriously. Laughter is the best medicine, indeed. But my dress is now stained and it’s no laughing matter.|
|Jen:||Let’s bring it to the dry cleaners’ then, it must help.|
|Melanie:||All right, let’s see where I put it…|
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