Wednesday, March 17, 2010

#1199 Know Vs Find Out, Find The Word, Mud Pool Wedding, Muster, St Patrick's Day Parade

Show 1199 Wednesday 17 March
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Hi, I’m Sarah, welcome to The Daily English Show.

Today I read a diary entry on lang-8 and it was the first time that this person had written on the site.

And they wrote: I knew this site yesterday and liked it immediately.

I would replace know in that sentence with find out about.

I found out about this site yesterday.

There are other ways you could say it as well, like discovered or came across.

The nuance is slightly different with each word. Came across sounds to me more like you found the site yourself while you were searching online, but found out about sounds more like someone told you about the site.

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The other day I came across a site called Find The Word.

So I thought I’d see if I could find any other words ending in arah, like my name Sarah.

And I found these four words.


And I don’t know what any of them mean or how to pronounce any of them.


On Monday a British couple got married in a mud pool in Rotorua.
The ceremony lasted 6 minutes and ended in the exchange of rings and the smothering of mud.

And that was Stick News for Wednesday 17 of March.
Kia ora.

1199 sn1 It'll be so romantic... like Ghost!

You may now smother the bride.

Word of the Day

Today’s word is muster.

I took this photo on the ferry to Great Barrier Island.

It says starboard muster point and muster station.

Starboard is the right side of the boat, when you’re facing forward.

And to muster means to gather. So it’s a meeting place – maybe for if there’s an emergency or something. I’m not sure.

conversations with sarah
#763 It looked quite small

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

Joshua Did you see the St Patrick’s Day parade?

Sarah Yeah. We went up the top of the Sky Tower to watch it.

Joshua It was in Queen Street, wasn’t it?

Sarah Yeah.

Joshua How was it?

Sarah It looked quite small.

Joshua Well, of course it looked small, you were at the top of the tower!

Sarah Yeah, true. No, I mean, it wasn’t very long. There weren’t many groups in it like the Santa parade.



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

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artist: #NarNaoud#
album: Green Vision
track: Oriental Standing
from: Gironde, France
artist at Jamendo
album at Jamendo
artist site

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

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

artist: sebteix
album: tout pour le groove
track: Today is groove
from: Paris, France
album at Jamendo
artist at Jamendo

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