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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #20(2/4/2005)

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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) The tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter, has been translated into over 35 languages including Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs!

(2) Using a vacuum sweeper at night in Brimbank, Australia can result in a $150 fine!

(3) When the 1800 presidential election ended in an electoral tie between Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr. It took 36 congressional runoff votes before Jefferson was declared president!

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