Monday, July 05, 2010

#1232 TDES Newsletter, NZ PM’s Taser Threat, All Whites Coach, - ment

Show 1232 Monday 5 July
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Hi, I’m Sarah, welcome to The Daily English Show.

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Kia ora in Stick News today the prime minister of New Zealand is considering physically punishing the captain of the All Blacks if team fails to win the rugby world cup next year.

According to his website, the prime minister of New Zealand is now on a ten day trip to cement New Zealand's strong relations with Asia.
This morning he talked to a group of New Zealand businesspeople in Seoul.
He talked about rugby.
He said he’d decided that if New Zealand didn’t win the World Cup next year he might consider tasering the captain.

And that was Stick News for Monday the 5th of July.
Kia ora.

한 잔 드세요
wow, this cementing work is more fun than I thought!
Yummy! Thank you.

Shouldn't I be talking to Koreans?
Sorry John they were all busy...

What about that game last night, eh?

Holy shit and I thought Kim Jong-il was bad!
What happened to three strikes?

conversations with sarah
#785 That’s pretty sad

Step 1: Repeat Michael’s lines.
Step 2: Read Michael’s lines and talk to Sarah.

Michael When did you see the All Whites coach at the airport?

Sarah It was on Friday.

Michael Were there lots of people there?

Sarah No. There weren’t. There were two fans. Me and this little boy with an All Whites flag.

Michael Really? Only two?! That’s pretty sad.

Sarah Yeah, there were lots of media there though. But I don’t think people actually knew when the flight was coming in, because I don’t think the papers published it. I couldn’t find it, so I emailed, ah, NZ football to ask.

Michael And they told you?

Sarah Yeah, they replied straight away.

Michael What’s Ricki Herbert like? Did you talk to him?

Sarah No, I just got my photo taken with him. But, he seems really nice.


Were there lots of people there?
* In conversations with sarah there is a mistake in the video - where should be were.


today's news
today's STICK NEWS pictures


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

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: Hugo 'Droopy' Contini
album: Strikes Back !
track: On a Slow Boat To China

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