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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #136(9/12/2006)

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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) Following the accidental dumping of 200 tons of sulfuric acid into China's Grand Canal in August 2006, officials quickly added 200 tons of alkali to neutralize the acid and save marine life!

(2) In August 2006, Patrick Huet of France unveiled a poem with 7,547 verses hand-written on a 3,621-foot-long scroll!

(3) The marker of the swans, an 800-year-old position in Britain, keeps an official census of the number of swans on the river Thames!

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#136-b (9/12/2006) <--- #136-b (9/11/2006) (0136.pdf)

Posted by: jog | 06/18/2007 09:49 PM

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