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He did,” Perry Pleaser whined between sobs. “Liar! ” “This has got to stop,” the general pleaded. “You are setting a bad example for the troops. ” “Yes,” Wacko said. “And that dreadful Jacob Two-Two, too. C. there was suddenly no more joy for Jacob Two-Two in eating enough toasted hot dogs and marshmallows to make him feel sick to his stomach. What he really longed for now was his mother’s marvelous chili, her incomparable roast chicken, and, he had to admit, her hugs, her kisses, and the stories she read to him before he went to sleep.

742 dollirs, less one weke’s allowince, 2 dollirs. “Oh, my God,” Jacob Two-Two’s mother said. ” Marfa had already begun to cry. So had Emma. Daniel and Noah turned pale. And even as the family stood there, grieving, the cottage filled with an incredible noise. It shook and shuddered. Something was happening outside. Everyone ran out to look. ” a voice called through a loudspeaker. “Hands up! We suffer from itchy trigger fingers. ” A helicopter was whirring overhead. A minisubmarine surfaced on the lake, its missile launcher pointed right at the cottage.

All because Dippy had just come trotting past, heading for the swimming pool. It was a disgrace. A scandal. And that night an outraged Professor Wacko Kilowatt summoned Jacob Two-Two’s father to the club and presented him with a petition signed by all the Snobbers. “Look here,” Wacko said, “we are now, in spite of what hopelessly inferior people say, a very tolerant club. We have come to accept a few members who are black or Italian or Jewish or Greek, so long as they are also filthy rich. We even accept children for swimming classes whose parents,” he added, looking hard at Jacob Two-Two’s father, “were not intelligent enough to inherit money and actually work for a living.

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