You should have noticed that something was wrong. You incorrectly assumed, however, that your husband had simply overloaded the clothes washing machine again. As you sat in your chair by the fireplace completing some computer work before Monday morning rolled around again, you vaguely remember listening to the washing machine making a little more noise than normal. You ignored the noise, though, and simply kept on typing. It was not until you were bundled up and heading out the door to take your daughter to her voice lesson that you finally walked past the laundry room on the way to the garage. And while your husband, who was evidently exhausted from sorting and starting one load of laundry, was asleep and snoring on the couch you were the one to notice the water.
Evidently the noise that you heard was