Hi my friends, I’m looking for a particular word I have been trying to make out listening to one of my audio tapes. It was recorded decades ago by Napoleon Hill.
The word I’m looking for appears in the section where Hill is talking about the story of a man who turned two sharpened pencils into a 12 million dollar fortune. Here is what he says:
“… our story begins in the New York City bank where the founder of General Motors, William C. Durant went one Saturday afternoon to cash a check. He arrived a few mintues too late - the doors had been closed but he hammered on the door until a bank clerk opened it and told him that while the doors had been closed the […s?] had not been …”
I have listened to this piece very often and I need your assistance to find the missing word. Thanks in advance.
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