Monday, 4 May 2009

Podcast 36 {Quote~Fact~Fun} - 'The First Step'

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Hotch Potch English - The Mega-Minute Podcast - No.36
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Podcast Script:

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Hello, and welcome to the...

Hotch Potch English ~ Mega Minute Podcast No.36!

Today's Quote
(from Tom Venuto)

" There's no secret to getting started. You simply decide and then take your first step. With each subsequent step, the next one becomes easier..."

Today's Facts

About pigs:

Pigs are actually very clean animals. But they can't sweat, so they stay cool using water or mud.

Pigs may be more intelligent than dogs and cats.

A female pig is called a sow, a male pig is called a boar, and a baby pig is called a piglet.

Today's Fun

What should you say to a pig on rollerskates?

Nothing - just get out of the way!

That's all for today.

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Podcast 36 {Quote~Fact~Fun} ~ "The First Step"
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