Narrator:Once upon a time there was a Fox and a Stork who were very good friends.One day the Fox invited the Stork to dinner.
Fox:Would you like to come to dinner?
Stork:Sure.What will you cook?
Fox:It will be a surprise!
Stork:When and at what time shall I come?
Fox:How about tomorrow night at seven?
Stork:Sounds good for me.See you tomorrow.
Fox:See you… and be on time!
Narrator:Next day the Stork arrived on time at the Fox`s house.
Fox:Hello!Come and sit down… dinner is ready.
Stork:Tell me…what did you cook?
Fox:I cooked a delicious soup…I`m sure you will like it!
Narrator:But when the Stork sat down at the table, the fox served the soup in a very shallow dish.
Stork:It`s just that I can`t eat it with my long beak.
Fox:Oh, really? Well at least you can wet the end of your long bill in it, right?
Stork:Well… yes, but… never mind…anyway I hope you will return this visit, and come and dine with me soon.
Fox:Of course I will.
Stork:How about tomorrow night?
Fox:I`ll be there!
Narrator:So that night the Stork went home hungry.Next day the Fox showed up on time at the Stork´s home.
Stork:Come in, my good friend… I was expecting you.
Fox:What did you cook?
Stork:Since you are my special host, I cooked your favorite food… a delicious soup!
Stork:Sure… come and sit down… dinner is served.
Narrator:But the Fox was surprised to see that the soup was served in a very long-necked jar with a narrow mouth.
Fox:The soup indeed looks delicious, but my good friend… I can`t even insert my snout in this jar!
Stork:Oh, really? Well at least you can lick the outside of the jar, right?
Fox:Well… yes… but… never mind.
Stork:Listen, my good friend, I am not sorry to say this… but one bad turn deserves another.
Adapted by K I D S I N C O
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