Tragedy and Calamity

A man asked another:

- What is the difference between tragedy and calamity?

The other answered:

- Tragedy is when your mother in law slips into an abyss and falls in the ocean. Calamity is when somebody rescues her.

Vocabulary Help

  • slip - escorregar
  • abyss - abismo
  • fall (fall, fell, fallen) - cair
  • rescue - resgatar

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