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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #11(2/11/2005)

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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) Bill Dougherty, a Fredericksburg, VA., car wash manager, was surprised to discover that starlings had been raiding his wash machine, crawling up the change chute --- to steal quarters!

(2) Jeff Twieden of Seattle, Wash., began waiting in line for Star Wars: Episode III at the cinema --- 22 weeks before the movie's release!

(3) The World's Largest Democracy! With 670 million registered voters and 700,000 polling stations, india's 2004 elections were the largest in history!

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