All’s Well That Ends Well

The Harts were greatly relieved to learn that the rash conjecture about the dog was not true. Because the German shepherd was not rabid, the necessity for painful treatment was obviated. The police gave the dog’s owner a summons for allowing the animal to go unmuzzled. Little Bobby was treated to an ice cream sundae and a Walt Disney double feature. The neighbors searched for other lurid happenings, and Jerry Hart went back to his office. “What kind of dog was that?” his secretary asked. “Oh, his bark was worse than his bite,” quipped Jerry.

  • rash – gegabah, buru-buru
  • conjecture – dugaan
  • shepherd – gembala
  • rabid – gila
  • obviate – menghindari
  • summon – panggilan, perintah
  • unmuzzle – dilepas ikatannya
  • lurid – mengerikan
  • quip – sindir



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