The story is about a man called Mr. Boggis whose work is to be an antique
dealer and cheat on people. One day, he went to a farm and saw a very
expensive table. He said that he only needed the legs so that he could buy
it cheaper and this is why he obtained what he wanted. However, when he
went to look for his van, Rummins, Bert and Claud decided to make him a
favour. When they realized that the table wasn’t going to fit in the car, they
carved the legs. When he came back, he got what he deserved...
Mr. Boggis: What he did for a living was to be an antique dealer. He
was a clever man who dressed like a clergyman. He cheated on
people while buying furniture as if it was a bargain and selling it
Rummins: He was the owner of the farm which Mr. Boggis visited.
Bert: Bert was the son of Rummins.
Claud: Claud was Bert’s and Rummins’ neighbour.
Finally, Rummins, Bert and Claud were suspicious about Mr.Boggis’
interest in the furniture, however, he still managed to trick them and buy it
Summit: The highest point or part, the top/peak.
Spotted:To detect or recognize.
Latter: Being the second option of two persons or things mentioned.
Prosperous: Successful or favorable.
Wink:To close and open an eye quickly as a hint or signal.
Jug: Container, commonly with a hardle.
Oak: A tree(Roble)
Panel: Section of the wall ceiling or furniture.
Inlay: A layer of a fire material inserted in something else.
Poke: To push.
Comb: To search
Dilapidated: Fallen into partial rural.
Folk: People of a specified class or group
Engraved: To carve something on a hard surface
Compiling: To bether things (documents) together
Lucrative: when something produces a great deal of financial gain
Rambling: spread out irregularly in various direct
Pot-bellied: distended belly
Stumpy: short and thick
Staggered: to walk or move unsteadily
Layman: a person who is not a member of the clergy
Trifle: a bit, small quantity
Bending: to move into a curved or angular position
Saunter off: walk off
Frowning: to contract the brow
Fetch: look for
Shrugged: to raise and contract shoulders, expressing indifference
Snapped: to make a sudden
Severed: cut off