N. 6 - Miss Lola - pronunciation


Lilli Capavota



Translated by Emilia Maiella


- Fopping bag? 

- What? 

- I’m a Fking you if you want a Fopping bag…

- Uh, I thought it was: flopping bag!

- No, well, it's that today I'm Fuffering of a liFp… another lady earlier pointed it out to me. I Fink I have to put a warning…

 

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- Miss Capovolta, you put another warning: what’s up today?

- Diction iFFue, manager. I even wrote it.

- Yes, I read it. What problem exactly? 

- I have a lisp, I Fputter, you know…

- It’s called sigmatism. And does this lisp come and go? 

- Eh yeF, yeFterday I hadn’t, maybe it burFt laFt night…

- Everyday you have a now one, Miss.  

- I can't help it if everything keepFF happening to me, darn... Fee, now I feel like crying…

- Miss Capovolta, stop it…

- Look I cant' do anything about it, it muFt be a pFychological problem…

- Ah, sure…

- …and you can't tell me off in front of everybody, Fhaming me and then who knowF what people will think... see, now I feel like crying again…

- Have a tissue, Miss…

- Oh no, it's juFt I'm Fo emotional… 

- I didn’t get it, what did you say?

- That'F becauFe I have a liFp! What, are you making fun of me now? 

- I don't thing this condition prevents you from working…

- YeF, it doeF, becauFe I work with the public and appearance is important…

- Well, what do you want to do then?

- I don't know, now I'm taking a pauFe, I'll have a cake and then if it paFFeF, we'll Fee…

- You already took your break, Miss Capovolta.

- But now I don't feel well! What do you want, that I chatch Fomething bad? Then Fay that you are upFet with me, myFelf: you're Fo inFenFitive!

 


© ENRICO MATTIOLI 2017

 



© Enrico Mattioli 2017