how to understand the "But don’t get Will to pay for it. I’ll get it for you next birthday.’?
‘Errrrrr. No. If I wore what I actually wore to bed
I would get arrested,’ he snubs. ‘Gotta love a
‘He’s coming. He wouldn’t miss this,’ I snap.
‘Yes, but there’s an entry fee, Darcy, even if it is for
charity and we all know that Will’s big sister hardly
has money to spare . . . I mean . . .’
‘You mean what? What do you mean?’ My blood
begins to boil. NOT another fight. We still haven’t
recovered from the food fight we had before that left
me suspended and gave me a nosebleed from a flailing
jacket potato. Already, just one second into the charity
sleepover, and I’m ready to attempt to singe his face
with lukewarm hot chocolate. Well, try to, at least.
‘Watch it, Burdock, get a sense of humour . . .’ He
shakes his head and puts his hands up as if I’m about
to arrest him. I bite my tongue. ‘But don’t get Will to
pay for it. I’ll get it for you next birthday.’ He patters
do the two "birthdays" have connections ?