Prompt response based on the word of the day ~ 16th December 2016
Word for the day ~ SHEER
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by John Yeo
“I tell you it’s madness!” said Enrico, the guide. “We must never try to ascend the mountain from the North side, so many people have tried before and failed, it’s sheer lunacy I tell you!” This was said in a voice that was dripping caution and the uncertainty overflowed in a wave.
Tess Boulanger just smiled and replied. “It’s possible, I know some people who have taken the North side and succeeded. We must go up that side to win the bet. I am determined to finish first at the top. We will double your wages at the end of the climb Enrico!”
“Madam I cannot be held responsible for the outcome of such a suggestion. The rock on the North side…
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