Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Show 710 Tuesday 22 April

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Hi, I’m Sarah, welcome to The Daily English Show.

Back in show #619 we did a conversation from a movie called The Client. And we’re going to do another one today.

Today’s scene is the part after the kid, Mark, gets taken to the police station and has to spend a night in the police cells.
On his way there, there’s a bit of a struggle and a policeman’s wallet falls on the floor and Mark picks up one of the credit cards.
Then in the cell, he gets his revenge on the police officers – because they were being mean to him – and he calls up a pizza company orders 30 big pizzas on the credit card.

So, I think it’s a pretty funny scene and it’s useful for practicing how to order something over the phone.


Kia Ora, in Stick News today, the Colorado Party was defeated in the presidential election in Paraguay after 61 years in power.

The Colorado Party is a political party in Paraguay which was founded in 1887.
Wikipedia says from 1947 until 1962, the Colorado Party ruled Paraguay as a one-party state when all other political parties were illegal.
Two days ago, for the first time in 61 years, the Colorado Party lost the presidential elections.
For the first time ever the Colorado Party’s candidate was a female. She lost to a Roman Catholic bishop.

And that was Stick News for Tuesday 22nd of April.
Kia Ora.

Word Of The Day

Today’s word is precinct.
I’d never heard this word before, but it was in the conversation so I had to look it up.

A district of a city or town as defined for policing or electoral purposes.

conversations with sarah
#435 How would you like to pay for this order?

Step 1: Repeat the pizza shop woman's lines.
Step 2: Read the pizza shop woman's (staff) lines and talk to Mark.

On my DVD, this scene is chapter 26, time: 1 hour 8 min 20 seconds.

Staff Brother’s Pizza.

Mark Ah, yes, I would like to order twenty of your largest Supremes.

Staff OK, and where’s that going, honey?

Mark Ah, I’m ordering for Detective Nassar, North Precinct.

Staff OK, and how would you like to pay for this order?

Mark Well, with my credit card.

Staff Number, please.

The number is 4000 0306 1954 0010.

Staff OK, hold on. That’ll be two hundred and forty eight dollars and ten cents.

Mark Fine. Cheaper than the last time.

Staff Oh, well!

Mark Thank you.


today's news
today's STICK NEWS pictures

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Fernando Lugo - official site


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artist: BrunoXe
album: aprendiendo desde 2004
track: Mandrake
from: Jerez, Spain
album at Jamendo
artist at Jamendo
artist site

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

cws start
artist: San Sebastian
track: Happy Sad
artist site

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artist: ioeo
album: Groovetracks
track: groovetracks ending
from: Saint Raphael, France
album at Jamendo
artist at Jamendo
artist site

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artist: Antony Raijekov
album: Jazz U
track: Moment of Green 2005
from: Sofia, Bulgaria
album at Jamendo
artist at Jamendo
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