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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #2(1/17/2005)

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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) Archaeologists have discovered remnants of fermented rice, honey and fruit drinks in China's neolithic Jiahu village, proving that the Chinese have brewed alcoholic beverages for at least 9,000 years!

(2) In 2004, while receiving treatment for a hand injury --- lance corporal David Battle chose to have his finger amputated rather than having his wedding ring cut apart!

(3) World war II paratrooper Joseph ``Jumpin' Joe'' Beyrle was the only soldier to fight against the Germans for both the American and Soviet Armies!

< TASK 2 > Choose the best one out of the three above. Put it into Japanese.

The cartoon from http://www.comics.com/comics/ripleys/
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