A husband, proving to his wife that women talk more than men, showed her a study which indicated that men use on the average only 15,000 words a day, whereas women use 30,000 words a day.

She thought about this for awhile and then told her husband that women use twice as many words as men because they have to repeat everything they say.

He said, “What?”

Vocabulary Help

  • husband – marido
  • wife – esposa
  • talk – falar
  • show – mostrar
  • average – média
  • whereas – ao passo que
  • think (think, thought, thought) – pensar
  • awhile – por alguns instantes
  • twice – duas vezes