Friday, March 06, 2009

#988 Opposites, Cryptic, Portable Classrooms, Nito Nupuri Tour

Show 988 Friday 6 March
Watch today’s show at YouTube or BlipTV.

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

The song I recommend today is called Hot N Cold by Katy Perry.
I don’t really like this song, but I think a few people do. One of the videos on YouTube has more than 40 million hits.

Anyway, I think this could be a good song to listen to or sing along to, to practice opposites.

These are the opposites she sings about:

hot / cold
yes / no
in / out
up / down
wrong / right
black / white
fight, break up / kiss, make up


Kia ora in Stick News today education officials in Pennsylvania accidentally sold a classroom on ebay for $1.

According to news reports a school district in the United States was attempting to sell seven used portable classrooms. They’d bought the classrooms three years ago for about $46,000. They decided to sell them on eBay and were expecting to get between 5 and 10 thousand dollars per classroom. But they made a mistake which allowed someone to buy one classroom for only a dollar. A spokesperson said they tried to back out of the sale, but they couldn’t. She was asked if the remaining classrooms would be sold on eBay, and she replied: "No I don't think we will go that route again."

And that was Stick News for Friday the 6th of March.
Kia ora.

TDES Niseko Snow Report

in Nito Nupuri

The other day knf went on a tour with Powder Company.
They hiked up a mountain called Nito Nupuri.
Then they rode down.

Word of the Day

Today’s word is cryptic.

adj. with a meaning that is hidden or not easily understood

The adverb is: cryptically.

In the song Katy Perry sings:

And you always think Always speak Cryptically
* These lines start here from :051

Which means: it’s hard to understand what he thinks or says.

friday joke

What does a clock do when it’s hungry?
It goes back four seconds.

* I found this joke in the comments section of this video.

conversations with sarah
#622 What do you call them?

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

Natalie Did you use portable classrooms in New Zealand?

Sarah Yeah, we do. We had one at my primary school. And one at my high school too actually, come to think of it. But we didn’t call them portable classrooms though.

Natalie What do you call them?

Sarah Prefabs. Yeah, I remember our prefab arriving on a barge. It was very exciting.

Today's snow report thanks to:

Powder Company

戸倉康守 Yasumori Tokura
真木勇人 Hayato Maki
永田貴徳 Takanori Nagata
永田聡美 Satomi Nagata
加藤晴生 haluo


show start
artist: Boom Tschak
album: Indietronic CCBit.
track: More Chocolate, Please
from: Former Yugoslavia

nsr start
artist: Zeropage
album: Ambient Pills Update
track: Is It Real?
from: Switzerland
album at Jamendo
artist at Jamendo
artist site

nsr bgm
artist: Kevin MacLeod
track: Bass Vibes
artist site
YouTube channel

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

friday joke start
artist: AdHoc
album: Toutes directions
track: Sumbala
from: Annecy, France
album at Jamendo
artist at Jamendo
artist site

cws start
artist: Wolfgang S.
album: Indietronic CCBit.
track: Dynamite
from: Belgrade, Serbia, Former Yugoslavia
artist site

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

qa bgm
artist: Reno Project
album: 1.0
track: Urban
from: Paris, France
artist at Jamendo
album at Jamendo
YouTube channel

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