Liz hates/s/ doing the laundry. She realizes/iz/ that four weeks/s/ have passed since her last trip to the Laundromat. There are There are piles/s/ of clothes/s/ in the closets/s/, the sheets/s/and towels/s/ are dirty, she’s/z/ been wearing the same pair of blue jeans/s/ for nine days/s/, and she doesn’t/z/ have any clean socks/s/ or blouses/iz/ left. She thinks/s/ about it while she watches/iz/ one of her favourite TV shows/z/. She wishes/iz/ she didn’t have to do such chores/s/ . Then she opens/s/ a book, turns/s/ the pages/z/ , and tries/s/ to study. The phone rings/s/ : one of Liz’s/iz/ now or never. She can’t go to the party unless she washes/iz/ one of her new dresses/iz/. She stuffs/s/ all her clothes/s/ into two laundry bags/s/. She strips/s/ the bed and pulls/z/ the pillowchases/iz/ off the pillows/z/. She goes/z/ through the apartment, picking up everything in sight. Finally, she grabs/z/ some coat hangers/s/, two boxes/iz of detergent, and her keys/iz/, and closes/iz the door behind her. She hopes/s/ she won’t be too late. She arrives/s/ at the Laundromat, carries/z/ in all her belongings/s/, and searches/iz/ for some empty machines/s/. But they’re all either in use or out of order. She sighs/s/, picks/s/ up everything, and drives/z/ to the local video store to rent a couple of movies/z/.