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[report整理] Words and Their Stories 2009-11-08

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[Homework]Words and Their Stories 2009-11-08

Now the VOA Special English Program ,words and their  stories,today we tell about the word wild cat.
Humans  have always  depended on the animals, from the beginning of the human history,wild animals  provided food,clothing and sometimes  medicine.
We may not depend on as much on wild animals now,but we hear about them everyday,Americans used  the names of animals in many ways.
Many companies use animals to make as one to buy their goods,animal bill companies,for example,loved to show best horses when their trying to sell their cars,they also named their cars for other fast powerful animals.
Animal bill manufactures and gasline companies ,especially like to use big cats to sell their products,they like lions ,tigers and wild cats.
When the Americans say wild cat, they usually mean a links and asolated  or about a cat,or these cats attack quickly and veriously ,so  wild cats represent something best and verious ,what the better way is there to sell their car ,that is to say,it is the best  and  a  wild cat ,or what is the better way is there to sell  gasline ,that is to say,that using it is like putting a tiger in your attack.
And early Americans use this word wild cat was quite different,it was used to discribe members of Congress to declare war of Britain in 1812.
A magazine of that year sells wild cat of Congress men went home ,it's said they were unable to face the responsibility of having involved their country ,it is a necessary war.
Wild cat also has been used as a name for money ,it was used this  way in the 1800s,at that time ,some states permitted banks to make their own money,when bank in the state of Michigen offered paper money with a picture of a wild cat on it .Some banks, however,did not have a goal to support all the paper money they offered,so the money have little or no value.
It was called a wild cat bill or a wild cat banknote,the banks so offered this money were called wild cat banks,a newspaper of that time said those were the days of wild cat money ,it's said a man may be rich in the morning and poor by night.
Wild cat was used in another way in the 1800s,it was used for all your oil well or gold mine,it had almost no oil or gold in it.This ... developpers will buy it property, then they will  sell it and leave town without money,the buyers releft with worthless horseground.
Today,while cat oil rails are in areas better not known to have oil,yet another kind of wild cat is wild cat strike,that is strike called without official approve by union,Euro World War Two and American Publication accused while cat strikers of slowing government production.
This  VOA Special English Program words and their stories was written by Jerry Watson,I'm Warron Shiere.

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