The Language of Lips single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1931... 1931 The Language of Lips
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An intelligent counter girl wary of attachments because her dead sister was a single mother eventually accepts an invitation from a young customer who always leaves with a puzzling silent farewell. Then illness and a posting separate them for 6 months when both think they have been deserted. After a mutual snub at re-encounter he steps in front of a lorry and in the crisis her hostility crumbles. A happy ending is ensured when she eventually learns his farewell words.

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