Ripley's Believe It or Not! #393(1/9/2008)

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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) "Now - clean up the mess you made!" Adrian McKinnon of Montgomery, Ala., caught a burglar robbing his home on Oct. 16, 2007, and forced him to clean up the mess he had made - at gunpoint!

(2) On Nov. 5, 2007, Jack Bibby of Texas sat for 45 minutes in a tub filled with 87 venomous rattlesnakes!

(3) "The toothbrush" Earliest known forms have been around since 3000 B.C., but the bristle toothbrush, similar to what we use today, was invented in China in 1498. Hog's neck hairs were used. The use of Nylon bristles started in 1938!

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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #392(1/7/2008)

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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) Before authorities began a drive to evict them in 2007, 10,000 squatters lived among the graves of the North Cemetery in Manila, Philippines!

(2) "Life Sentencing Day" On Oct. 24, 2007, 60 life sentences were handed down in only 4 court cases in India!

(3) Luigi Petroni of Italy survived a 2,000-foot fall after his parachute failed to open during a skydiving trip in Medulin, Croatia!

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