Friday, 3 April 2009

Podcast 33 {Quote~Fact~Fun} - 'Distrust Wrinkles'

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Hotch Potch English - The Mega-Minute Podcast - No.33

Listen to the Mega Minute Podcast, read the text, and try to understand as much as possible.

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Podcast Script:
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Hello, and welcome to the...
Hotch Potch English~ Mega Minute Podcast No.33

Today's Quote
(from Abigail Van Buren)

"Wisdom doesn't automatically come with old age. Nothing does - except wrinkles. It's true, some wines improve with age. But only if the grapes were good in the first place."

Today's Facts

So what does G-20 stand for?

In fact, G stands for 'Group' and '20' stand for not 20 but... about 36 member nations.

Not all countries are equal though.

Countries like the US, Great Britain and Saudi Arabia are 'A' countries. Others like Canada, Italy and Mexico are 'B' countries.

Today's Fun

Newspaper headlines from 2035:

'Ozone from electric cars is now killing millions every year'

'White minorities still trying to have English recognised as California's third official language'

'Baby conceived naturally... scientists amazed'

That's all for today!

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And see you next time!

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Podcast 33 {Quote~Fact~Fun} ~ "Distrust Wrinkles"
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