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Homework
Now the VOA Special English program "Words and their stories".
Monkeys are very similar to us in many ways.Most have ten fingers and ten toes and ...much like ours.We enjoy watching them,because they often act like us.In fact,Charles Darwin's theory of evolution says that monkeys and humans share a common ancestor.Songwriter...,in the musical "princess ida",wrote:"Darwinian man,though well-behaved ,at best is only a monkey shaved."His words sung to author ...'s music ,make listenors smile.Well,monkeys make us smile too,because they are creatures full of playful tricks.This is why many monkey expressions are about tricking people or playful acts.One of these expressions is monkeyshines,many tricks or foolish acts.The meaning is clear,if you have ever watched a group of monkeys playfully chasing each other ,pulling tails,stealing food,doing tricks.So when a teacher says to a group of students:"stop those monkeyshines right now."You know that boys and girls are playing instead of studying.You might hear that same teacher warn a student not to monkey around with a valuable piece of equipment,you monkey around was something when you do not know what you are doing,you are touching or playing with something you should leave alone,also ,you can monkey around when you feel like doing something,but have no firm idea of what to do.For example,you tell your friend you are going to spend the day monkey around with your car,when you do not have any job or   mind, it is just a way to pass the time.Monkey business usually means secret,maybe illegal activities,a news report may say there is monkey business
....in building the new airport with some officials getting secret payments from builders.You may make a monkey out of someone when you make that personal foolish,some people make a monkey out of themselves by acting foolish or silly.If one monkey has fun,imagine how much fun a barrel of monkeys can have.If your friend says he had more fun that a barrel of monkeys at your party,you know that he had really a good time.Monkey suit a common names for clothes or uniforms soldiers wear.In earlier years ,in many American cities , you would find men playing music hand organs on the street,dancing to the music would be the man's small monkey dressed in a tight -fitting,colorful jacket to a military uniform.So ,people began to call a military uniform a monkey suit.
[Homework]Words and Their Stories 2011-03-13
Now the VOA special english program words and  stories.
Monkeys are very similar to us in many ways. Most have ten fingers,and ten toes ,and brains much like ours. We enjoy watching them because they often act like us. In fact, Charles Darwin's theory of revolution says that monkeys and humans share a common ancestor.
Song writer William guilber in the musical princess ida wrote :Darvinian man thought well-behave at best is only a monkey shave . His words sung to sir Arthur Sulliven music, make listeners smile. Monkeys make us smile too because they are creatures full of playful tricks. This is why many monkeys' expressions are about tricking people or playful acts. One of these expressions is monkeyshine , meaning tricks or foolish acts. The meaning is clear if you have ever watched a group of monkeys playfully chasing each other, pulling tails, stealing food, doing tricks . So when a teacher says to a group of students,:"stop those monkeyshines right now!" You know that the boys and girls are playing instead of studying . You might hear that same teacher warned  a student not to monkeyaround with a valuable piece of equipment . You monkeyaround was something when you do not know what you are doing . You are touching or playing with something you should leave alone. Also you can monkeyaround when you feel like doing something but have no a  firm idea of what to do . For example , you tell your friend you are going to spend the day monkeyaround with your car. When you do not have any job or goal in mind , it just a way to pass time . Monkey business usually means secret maybe illegal activities . A News report may say there is monkey business involved in building the new airport was some officials getting secret payment from builders. You may make a monkey out of someone when you make that person look foolish. Some people make a monkey out of themselves by acting foolish or silly. If one monkey has fun, imagine how much fun a barrel of monkeys can have. If your friend says he had more fun than a barrel of monkeys at your party, you know that he had a really good time . Monkey suits are common names for clothes or uniforms soldiers wear . In earlier years in many American cities, you would find men playing musical and organs on street. Dancing to the music would be the man's small monkey, dressed in a tight fating colourful jacket, similar to a military uniform . So people began to call a military uniform a monkry suit.
This VOA special  English program ,words and stories , was written by Marilyn Christiano .Moss Joyce was the n .I am Shirly G
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[Homework]Words and Their Stories 2011-03-13

now the voa special english program words and stories.
monkey are very similar to us in many ways. most have ten figers and ten toes  and brains much like ours.we enjoy watching them  becouse they often act like us.in fact,charles darwin's theory of evolution says that monkeys and humans share a common ancestor.
songwriter  XX in the musical princess ida wrote,darwinian man though well-behaved , at best is only a monkey shaved.
his words,sung to sir XX music make listener smile, a monkey make a smile too,becouse  they are quicher for  a  playfull trickies
this is  why many monkey expressions are about tricky people or playfull acts,one of these expressions is monkeyshines meaning trickies or foolish acts.
the meaning is clear if you have ever watched a group of monkeys playfully  tricy each other  . pulling tails, stilling food  , doing tricks .so when the teacher says to a group of students   stop monkeyshines right now.you know that the boys and girls are playing ,instead of studying.
you might hear that saying teacher worn a student not to  monkey around   with avaluable a pecies of equipment .you monkey around when something when you do not know what  you are doing. you are touching or playing with something you should leave alone.  also  you can monkey around when you feel like doing something what have know ferm idea or what to do.for example, you tell your friend you are going to spend the day monkey around with your car, when you to not have a job or go in mind,it is just a way to past the time .
monkey bussiness usually means secret,maybe illegal activities.a new report may say there is monkey bussiness in the building with the airport. with some officals  getting secret payments from builders.
you may make a monkey with someone when you make person  look foolish ,some people make a monkey with themselves   by acting foolish or silly.
if one monkey has fun,imagine how much fun a  barrel of monkeys can have.  if your friend says he has more fun than a barrel of monkeys   in your party.you know that he had really a good time .
monkey suits are common name for colthes or uniforms soldiers wear.
in erlier years in many american cities you watched man played musical hand organs   on the street,  dancing to the  music was be the man's small monkey dressed in the tight-fitting,  colorfull jacket ,similar to the  militory  uniform .
so people began to call a militory uniform a monkey suits.
this's the voa special english program words and stories.



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