In this video English lesson, part of my Daily Dose of English series from 2010-2011, I look at The Foolish Fugitive
Feeling footloose, fancy-free and frisky, a feather-brained fellow finagled his father into forking over his fortune. Forthwith, he fled for foreign fields and frittered his farthings feasting fabulously with fair-weather friends. Finally, fleeced by those folly-filled fellows and facing famine, he found himself flinging feed in a filthy farm-lot. He fain would have filled his frame with foraged fodder fragments. “Phooey! My father’s flunkies fare far fancier,” the frazzled fugitive fumed.
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