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noe the voa secial english program. words and their stories, everypeople has itd own way of saying things. it is own special expressions. these are the living speech of a people and story can be told about each of them . the white swan with its long graceful neck, is among the most beautiful of birds. the swan is mostly silent through its life. it floats quietly on the water. unable to sing sweet songs like most other birds. in ancient times however, people believe that the swan was given a special gift of song at the end of its life. they believed a swan sings a beautiful song. just before it dies. the ancient great philosipher sockrolltis talk of this: 2300 years ago, soritis explained that the swan was singing , because it was happy. te bird was happy, because it was going to serve the greek god apolo, swans were holy to apolo, the god of poetry and song, the story of the swan's last song. found place in the work s of other writters. including the early english writers, chauser and shakespere. and the expression swan sound, has long been a part of the english language. at first, swan song, meant the work of the poiet. musicion or writer. now it means finnal effort of any person, someone's swan song , usurally is also considered that persons finnalest work. a political expression was the simillar meaning is the last hurrah .the expression maybe used to describe a politician's last campain. his fianal attempt to win the cheers and votes of the people. the last hurrah, also can mean the last acts of a politician, before his term in office ends. writter adwen ocarner, made a expression popular in 1956, he wrote a book about the final years in the political life, of a long time mayer of boston maseuchuchets. he called his book, the last hurrah, some language experts, say the expression came from a name giving to noisy supporters, of andrwe jackson. america's 7the president. they cheered huraah so loudly for endy jackson , during his presidentul campain, that day became known as the hurrah boys, jakson 's hurrah boys, also played a part, in the elction to choose the next president. jackson 's choice, was his vice-president, marton van burren , a news paper of the time, reported than van geeren, was elcted president, in his words by the hurrah boys. and those who knew just enough to shout hurrah for jackson. so president really heard his last hurrahs in the campain of another candidate the man who would replace him in the white house.
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