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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #203(12/7/2006)

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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) Diamonds State Park in Arkansas has a diamond mine where visitors can search for and keep any gems they find!

(2) "Limey", slang for a British sailor is derived from the 18th-century practice by the British navy of using rations of lime juice to prevent scurvy --- a disease caused by vitamin C deficiency!

(3) Surajnath Yadav, a villager in Bihar, India, has been on trial for 33 years for stealing oxen --- a crime with a maximum punishment of only 3 years in jail!

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