You are such an idiot! I pulled the steering wheel involuntary and I almost switched lanes. Then again. You are such an idiot! I looked over my shoulder, the car was empty. Of course it was empty, I had just broken up with her. Well, technically speaking, she was the one who had broken up with me. She found out I was cheating on her. You are a big idiot! Hm. Who the hell could have spoken in an empty car? The voice of consciousness? The spirit in the lamp? Did I start hearing voices? You are an Idiot with capital i. I pull over and look in the back of the car again. From the rear window, the dog was nodding approvingly.
(Translated by Diana Simulescu / University of Bucharest, Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures, MTTLC, year I / Corrected by Silvia Petrescu, coordinator of the translations)
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