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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #43(2/16/2005)

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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) A serious postal mix-up during the winter of 2004 caused all mail going to Ascencion Island in the south Atlantic and its capital Georgetown to be delivered instead to Asuncion, Paraguay and Georgetown, Guyana!

(2) A store in Scottsboro, Ala., sells nothing but the contents of unclaimed and lost airline luggage. It receives more than 7,000 new pieces each day!

(3) Boris Altschuler and James Reynolds were granted a patent for a baseball-cap gas mask!

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