“No,” Skinner said, horrified. “This is a new shirt. My mum’ll kill me. I’m sorry, okay. I’ll say sorry to your sister too if you want,” he held both hands up towards Niko.
Jenks’ face was as black as the interior of Gerber’s Rolls Royce. Under his soaked hair, he looked miserable and defeated but still hesitated over saying the word.
Skinner turned to him, pleading. “Please Jenks. It was meant to be just us against Chambers,” his voice dropped to a whisper. “If it’s her your worried about, she can have my money back. It isn’t worth it….” Excerpt from Chapter 13, The Obsidian Pebble.
Besides being a git, Skinner isn’t the sharpest knife in the drawer. We know that. Trouble is, he thinks he is. My attitude is, if you don’t know, shut up. We had a vocab test last week and Skinner came last but one. But as Ruff pointed out, Diego came last and he’s only been in the country a week. These area few of Skinner’s answers.
Use the following words in a sentence to show its meaning:
1/ Cranium: Cranium comes third in the human periodic table after hairanium and brainium.
2/ Menagerie: My sister has a menagerie friend called Mr Lips
3/ Monotony: Monotony is when Cleopatra listened to Mark Antony’s speech.
4/ Pilgrimage: Pilgrimage occurs when tablets are hard to swallow
5/ Endowment: The last payments of a loan is an endowment
He still thinks he’s right! Buzzard.