Tuesday, September 28, 2010

#1318 Easy A, Promiscuous Women, “Dead” Man Makes Full Recovery, Tramping

Show 1318 Tuesday 28 September
Watch today's show at YouTube or BlipTV.

Hi, I’m Sarah, welcome to The Daily English Show. Today’s movie is called Easy A. It’s an American romantic comedy that’s just been released in the United States.

From what you can see in the trailer, this movie is about a high school girl who pretends to sleep with lots of guys. So she gets a reputation as being someone who has many sexual partners, but it’s not actually true.

This is a poster for the film. There are lots of words written in chalk on a blackboard all pointing to her.


Those words all have similar meanings.

For example:

trollop old-fashioned, offensive a woman who has many sexual partners

floozy old-fashioned, informal, disapproving a woman who has sexual relationships with many different men

easy informal, disapproving (of women) willing to have sex with many different people


An ambulance service in the UK published a 3-year report which included
an incident in 2007 when a patient was taken to a morgue when he was still alive.
The report said paramedics ran a series of checks before saying the man was dead.
But when the body arrived at the morgue an undertaker noticed the man was still breathing and he later made a full recovery.

And that was Stick News for Tuesday the 28th of September.
Kia ora.

Should I include the time we accidentally burnt that guy alive?
Nah, better leave that one out.

Shouldn’t we check to see if he’s really dead?
Nah, he looks dead enough to me! And happy hour’s almost over …

Wow, this dead guy’s snoring!

Word of the Day

Today’s word is tramp.

Tramp can mean a woman who has many sexual partners, like on the poster for today’s movie.
And it can also mean a homeless person.

But in New Zealand tramp usually means a kind of walk.
In New Zealand we wouldn’t usually say: I’m going hiking this weekend.
We’d usually say: I’m going tramping this weekend.

conversations with sarah
#845 I didn’t mean with me.

Step 1: Repeat Brandon’s lines.
Step 2: Read Brandon’s lines and talk to Olive .

Brandon Do you want to go out with me?

Olive Brandon, just a couple of hours ago, you told me you were gay.

Brandon You said I should pretend to be straight.

Olive I didn’t mean with me.



show start
artist: Kevin MacLeod
track: Future Cha Cha
from: Brooklyn, NY, United States

WOD start
artist: DJ iPep's
album: Home Mix 2007
track: Game Toy
from: EVREUX, France

cws start
artist: Kevin MacLeod
track: The Jazz Woman
from: Brooklyn, NY, United States

qa start
artist: ioeo
album: triptracks
track: triptrack2
from: Saint Raphael, France

qa bgm
artist: TSF
album: Mystic Opus
track: Myst Dub
from: Toulouse, France

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