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  • Hey Leonard.

  • Hey Stuart.

  • You busy?

  • Um…

  • Classified, Leonard.

classified [ˈklæsəˌfaɪd]

adj. 保密的,(信息)归入密级的、分类的,归类的

v. 分类( classify的过去式和过去分词)

  • Yeah, it’s a regular Manhattan Project. What’s up?

  • Well, tonight’s my date with Penny and since we haven’t been able to connect by phone…

  • Yeah, I’m sorry, it’s been broken.

  • Or e-mail.

  • Yeah, that too. Everything’s broken.

  • Anyway, I was just wondering if you had any last-minute advice.

  • All right, well, off the top of my head, I think the most important thing with Penny is to go really slow. I mean, glacial. You know, guys come onto her all the time, so, you need to, like, set yourself apart. You know, be a little shy, don’t make too much eye contact. And, you know, treat her with, like, cool detachment and, and, and, you know, fear.

glacial [ˈɡleʃəl]

adj. <地>冰的,冰河[川]的、冰河期的、极冷的

detachment [dɪ'tætʃmənt]

n. 超然、冷漠、公正、支队

  • Fear?

  • Yeah, like, you’re afraid that if you touch her, she’ll break.

  • Well, that plays right into my wheelhouse.

wheelhouse [ˈhwilˌhaʊs, ˈwil-]

n. 舵手室

  • Good, good. Well, you kids have fun tonight.

  • Thanks, Leonard. What is that thing anyway?

  • You don’t know what this is?

  • No.

  • Good. Get out.