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How often does she clean?
a) Once a week
b) Twice a week
c) Every day
What does she not like to clean?
Who likes to clean?
What does Todd call himself?
a) Dirty pig
b) Clean machine
c) Clean freak
How much can a maid earn per hour?
a) 10 dollars
b) 15 dollars
c) 20 dollars
Todd: Adrienne, we're going to talk about cleaning! (OK) OK. So, first of all, how often do you clean, like your apartment?
Adrienne: Thoroughly, I would say I clean once a week.
Todd: So, do you consider yourself a clean person?
Adrienne: I consider myself an organized person.
Todd: OK. So, in your house what is the one room you hate cleaning?
Adrienne: Probably the bathroom, which includes the shower, the sink, toilet. (Yeah) All together.
Todd: Yeah, so, why?
Adrienne: I just think it's the grossest part of the house. It always seems to accumulate the most
dirt and grime (Yeah) pretty disgusting.
Todd: Yeah, it's hard to get the stuff off the tiles. (Right) You got to scrub and scrub and it's still brown or green or whatever color it is.
Adrienne: Exactly. It's just a difficult place to get into to clean, and there's lots of small spaces to get into and.
Todd: Yeah! In Japan it's weird because they have these little portable bathrooms, you know, they're all plastic so,
Adrienne: It's easy. You just take the sprayer and spray the whole room.
Todd: Yeah! I'm convinced that they drop those bathrooms in a, with a helicopter. They just drop them right in there. You got everything, you know.
Adrienne: Easy! Convenient! Efficient!
Todd: What about laundry?
Adrienne: I don't like really doing any type of manual labor, but I don't mind doing laundry from time to time.
Todd: Yeah, I like laundry actually. I like the smell of the clothes when you finish.
Adrienne: Yeah, that's a good part of it, but I don't like to actually to do the work, washing!
Todd: Yeah, actually, I like to clean. That's why I have this question. (Mm) I'm a clean freak. Like, I like washing dishes. I like doing laundry. Yeah!
Adrienne: Yeah, that's not fun for me. (No!) I'd rather sleep given the choice.
Todd: Like you can pay me and I'll clean your apartment.
Adrienne: Oh, sounds good. Perfect!
Todd: How much? How much would you pay me?
Adrienne: Um, see, going rate for a maid these day, Todd?
Todd: Maid! That's a sexist comment!
Adrienne: It is a sexist comment! But it is, the going rate for a maid,
Todd: Male cleaning attendant!
Adrienne: I don't think that's what they're called. They'd still call them a maid service. Um, I don't know.
I think it's about 15 dollars an hour.
Todd: Ooh! You'd pay me 15 dollars an hour?
Adrienne: No, that's the going rate. That's not what I'll pay you.
Todd: I thought I was going to make some money!
Adrienne: Well, I thought I was going to get a discount.
Todd: This web site's expensive.
Adrienne: Oh, right, right, right!
Todd: So I need the money.
Adrienne: Oh! OK, 15 it is!
Todd: OK, but how dirty is your place?
Adrienne: Pretty, pretty dirty!
Todd: Ah, well, I'll take a look at it.
Adrienne: You'll me working for the money, for sure!
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