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Quot; I have not any air inmy spare tire, either ".

"Have you any extratubes? "

"No, I have not, but Ihave a good tube in the spare tire. I had four new tubes when I met aman who was having tire trouble. Ha had not an extra tube. Ilet himhave my tubes. I suppose he was not a scientific person either. Hiscar was in a worse condition than mine is ".

How did it All Begin?

Do youever wonder why people do or wear, or say certain things? Why dothey shake hands when they meet? Many things you say and do couldhave reasons that date back thousands of years.

Forexample, it is very strange to think that shaking hands - a friendly custom(Звичай) today - was originally a means of keeping a stranger's (незнайомець)weapon hand where it could do no harm.

In primitive times,man never went about without some weapon of defense- usually aclub (кийок). Upon meeting a stranger a man could eitherstand and fight or turn away before discovering if the stranger was a friend oran enemy, or greet the stranger and possibly becomefriends.

But howcould he be sure the stranger would be friendly and how could thestranger trust in return? There was only one way to show friendly intentions and thatwas for both men to lay down their weaponsand hold out empty hands .. For added insurance, each would reach forthe other's right hand. As long as, both men's hands were

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