Chatterbox #233 – Game shows

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Game shows can be exciting. They can be informative. But, since the invention of the television, they are most of all consistently popular. In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Morag talk about popular game shows in North America and who really watches them. Give it a listen!

Fun facts

In this episode, our hosts talk about Bob Barker, who used to be the host of a game show called The Price Is Right. He hosted the show for 35 years! He eventually retired at the age of 83. That’s doing a good job!

Expressions included in the study guide

  • To take a crack at [something]
  • Dumb luck
  • To spay/to neuter
  • Surface
  • A foil
  • Outrageous

Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo: dylan nolte (Unsplash.com)

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