Ripley's Believe It or Not! #373(3/10/2004)

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< TASK 1 > Read the articles (1) to (3). And figure out which article they come from. Answer A, B, or C.

(1) A German brewery has developed a beer that contains minerals and vitamins to help slow down the aging process!

(2) Chuck Richison of Corpus Christ, Texas, received a home water bill for $7,714,501.21!

(3) Susie, a Staffordshire bull terrier in Yarnton, England, was left an estate of $47,500 by her former owner, Ruby Huphes!

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #367(4/7/2004)

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< TASK 1 > Read the articles (1) to (3). And figure out which article they come from. Answer A, B, or C.

(1) A tropical storm dumped 45 inches of rain in just 24 hours over Alvin, Texas! (1979)

(2) The fruit of the fig tree is not a fruit but an inverted flower! The seeds are the real fruit!

(3) Jeannie Miller attends Juniata College in Pennsylvania on a Buckley Scholarship awarded to students who are left-handed!

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #343(12/30/2004)

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< TASK 1 > Read the articles (1) to (3). And figure out which article they come from. Answer A, B, or C.

(1) A pod of dolphins rescued 4 swimmers off the New Zealand coast by encircling them for 40 minutes while a great white shark swam nearby!

(2) London, England's Animals In War Memorial honors the animal participants in modern wars, including everything from elephants to glow worms!

(3) Juan Rodriguez of New York filed for bankruptcy and then later the same day bought a lottery ticket and ended up winning $149 million!

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #328(1/29/2004)

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< TASK 1 > Read the articles (1) to (3). And figure out which article they come from. Answer A, B, or C.

(1) "1907" A buscuit from Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1907 expedition to the South Pole was sold at an auction to Johnny Van Haeften of London, England, for $7,798!

(2) Katri Manni of Finland won a new car by sitting inside of it for 52 days and 15 hours nonstop!

(3) Michael Shafer, a graduate student at Michigan State University discovered the largest known prime number that is 6,320,430 digits long and would take 1,500 pages to write out!

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