Chatterbox #157 – Around the Culips water cooler 2

Andrew and Maura are back with another episode of Around the Culips water cooler! Join them as they talk about a mixed bag of interesting, weird, and wacky news stories from around the world.

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Around the Culips water cooler 2

Expressions from this episode included in the Learning Materials:

  • To have a frog in your throat
  • Sluggish
  • A trade-off
  • To get pushed around
  • To go nowhere fast
  • Kicks
  • Bo Jackson
  • To cash in on something
  • Diehard
  • Paraphernalia
  • To round out something
  • A mixed bag

 

 

Sample Transcript:

Maura: So how is it going with you, Andrew?

Andrew: I’m doing pretty good. To be honest, I’m a little tired right now, but I’m feeling good.

Maura: Good, good.

Andrew: Yeah. How about you? It kind of sounds like you have a little frog in your throat.

Maura: Yeah. I do have a bit of a sore throat, and when I chat a lot or start talking a lot, it starts to sound a bit… a bit strange and it’s a bit sore, but I’ll be all right for an episode or two.

Andrew: Mmhmm. Well, we’ll try not to keep you too long today.

Maura: Sounds good.

Andrew: So, should we get started with today’s episode?

Maura: So how is it going with you, Andrew?

Andrew: I’m doing pretty good. To be honest, I’m a little tired right now, but I’m feeling good.

Maura: Good, good.

Andrew: Yeah. How about you? It kind of sounds like you have a little frog in your throat.

Maura: Yeah. I do have a bit of a sore throat, and when I chat a lot or start talking a lot, it starts to sound a bit… a bit strange and it’s a bit sore, but I’ll be all right for an episode or two.

Andrew: Mmhmm. Well, we’ll try not to keep you too long today.

Maura: Sounds good.

Andrew: So, should we get started with today’s episode?

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