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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #187(9/4/2006)

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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) During World War II, British printing company Waddington PLC smuggled escape maps to war prisoners inside board games like checkers and chess!

(2) Guglielmo Marconi, the inventor who popularized radio, had Italian dictator Benito Mussolini as his best man in his 1927 wedding!

(3) "Steaming Internet" Jeremy Deller and Alan Kane of the U.K. built a computer --- that is powered by a steam engine!

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