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[word-lover] 【整理】2008-07-27 Words and Their Stories

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Today’s word pan take us back to the days of the gold wash in the carliforlia ,on generally 1848,a man discover gold in the territory of califolia ,the news spread quickly ,thousands rushed west ,they traveled on foot ,by horse back and by boat ,to reach the gold fields ,by 1849 ,the great gold rush was on ,towns and cities grow overnight ,throughout the territory ,along the streams of rivers ,thousands of people were search the gold ,they have put to eat and banks to cover them ,they also have mules to ride and peaks and pans to search for gold ,some sound areas of mountain which thick with gold ,these men got rich ,but such area were few and quickly claimed by the first man who find there ,other search for gold in the rivers coming down the mountain ,they were asked a piece of gold in the rings of wash down from above ,the only way to find these gold was by panning , first ,a gold miner put …in the metal pan and in the water, then they shock the pan so that the water would wash the …slowly they pour the water out of the pan ,if you was a luck miner ,piece of gold would remain, across the nation ,newspaper carry the story of the gold being found ,one told how thousands of people claming mountains looking for gold ,some stories told how others follow the rivers and scraemes with pan ,each one hope that place turn out well has some gold ,for many gold miner did not paned out ,for a few it paned out well,but in time huge machines was build ,that would wash many towns of …any time, panning died out ,the word however remain in the language, today American still say it panned out well, when something has done….a business a discover panned out well if it successful .unhappily sometime they did not pan out well ,in recent years ,the word had taken on other meaning, today it also meaning to criticize ,how would get this meaning is to discover, but the job of criticize is sometimes panned work of writer, artist or singer, sometimes critcizer may pan a movie or play so severely that no one would go to see it ,other times ,however, when a play became highly successful even thought most criticize panned without mercy, the pan should wash out play, but sometimes the criticize pan turns of gold

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