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Liz, I like you very much,” he says. “Oh,” she says, “I like you very much, too!” Owen is not sure if she means “O” for Owen, or just plan “Oh.” He is not sure what difference it would make in either case. He feels the needs to clarify. “When I said ‘I like you very much,’ I actually meant ‘I love you.'” “O,” she says, “I actually meant the same thing.” She closes the car door behind her. “Well,” he says to himself, driving back to his apartment, “isn’t that something?

Gabrielle Zevin