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[report整理] Words and Their Stories 2011-03-13

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homework words and their stories 2011-0313
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, Charels Darwin's theory revolution says that monkeys and human shares a common ancester.
Songwriter william gillbert in the musical "princess girt" wrote Darwinlim man, well behaved at best is only a monkey shaved. His words sung to … music, make listeners smile. Well, monkeys make us smile too, because they are creatures full of playful tricks. This is why many monkey expressions are about tricky people or playful acts. one of the expressions is monkey shines, meaning tricks of foolish acts. The meaning is clear if you have evered watched a group of monkeys playfully chasing each other, playing tails, stealing food and doing tricks. So, when a teacher says a group of students stop those monkeyshines right now. You know that the girls and boys 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 was something that you should live alone, also you can monkey around when you feel like doing something, but have no firm idea what to do. For example, you tell your friend that you are going to spend the day monkey in around with you car. while you are not have any job or goal in mind, it's just a way to pass the time. Monkey business usually means secret maybe illegal activities. a news report may say there is monkey business involved in building the airport with some officals geting secret payments from the builders. you may make a monkey out of someone when you make that person foolish. some people make a monkey out of themselves by acting foolish or silly. if one monkey has fun, inmagine 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 really a good time. monkye suits are common names for clothes or uniforms solder wear. in earlier years in many American cities, you will find men playing musical hand organs on the street. dancing to the music would be the man's small monkey dressed in a tight fiting corourful jacket similar to a military uniform. so people began a millitry uniform a monkey suit.
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