One night, Mrs. Green is cooking dinner, her little sonJack gives her a piece of paper which reads:
For washing the car,＄5;For making my own bed this week, ＄1; Playing with little sister,＄1; Taking out the rubbish, ＄1; Total, ＄8.
Mrs. Green looks at the bill, and then she turns the paper over and writes:
For 9 months I carried you, growing inside me, No charge(不收费)；For the nights Isat up with you, No charge; For the toys, food and clothes and wiping your nose, No charge; Total, No charge.
Jack readsthe bill and has great big tears in his eyes. He says, “Mummy, Ilove you.”Then he writes on the bill in great letters, “ALL PAID.”