- May 01 Tue 2007 10:35
- May 31 Thu 2007 08:31
Anne: Sure. It's a famous landmark in Copenhagen. I also know the statue was sculpted to commemorate the works of Hans Christian Andersen. Why do you ask?
Collin: I read a news report in The China Post that said last week, the mermaid was found draped in a Muslim dress and head scarf.
- May 30 Wed 2007 10:26
Ana: Check this out. I read a story on the Web site that said a 9-year-old German girl was seen crying in a window, holding a sign up saying "Help! Please call the police!"
Cole: That's terrible! Someone had to have helped her.
- May 29 Tue 2007 09:14
Nick: It was awesome. I had a hard time dealing with my jet lag, though.
Ann: I bet you drank a lot of coffee. I saw a story yesterday that will make your eyes pop out of your head.
- May 28 Mon 2007 08:22
Anna: Yeah. I saw a news report in The China Post that said gasoline prices hit a record hight for the second week in a row. In my opinion, it's not completely a bad thing though.
Nicholas: How come?
- May 25 Fri 2007 13:45
The girl name "Sophia" as Greek origins and means "wisdom." Sophia's history can be traced back to ancient times. Some consider "Sofia" the mother goddess of the Middle East. Variants of this name include Sofia, Sonia and Sophie, the French form of Sophia. Celebrities who have this name include French movie star Sophie Marceau and American singer Sophie Tucker.
- May 24 Thu 2007 08:24
Sophie: That should definitely teach him a lesson. Last week I read a nows report on The China Post about a female shoplifter caught in a Wal-Mart store. In lieu of a 60-days jail term, the perpetrator chose to stand outside the store with signs reading "I am a thief; I stole from Wal-Mart."
Mitchell: Whoa! Talk about giving someone a lesson!
- May 23 Wed 2007 14:08
- May 23 Wed 2007 09:31
- May 22 Tue 2007 08:22
Sofia: Tell me about it. Global warming is a real hot topic lately. According to a news report I read on Yahoo!, the warm temperature melted an area of western Antarctica that adds up to the size of California!
Mickey: Whoa! That's terrible. People have to do something to stop it.
- May 21 Mon 2007 10:12
Michael: Nothing special. I spend hours at home watching TV. You know, I'm a couch potato and it's too late for me to change.
Sophia: You should do some outdoor activities! According to a news report I read on the China Post, the most TV adolescents watch, the more likely they are to develop attention and learning problems.
- May 19 Sat 2007 11:09
- May 18 Fri 2007 08:19
Sarah is of Hebrew origin meaning "princess," "goddess," or "high holy one." In the Bible, Sarah was Abraham's wife, and her story is told in the Book of Genesis of the 15th most popular name given to newborns in the USA in 2005(Wikipedia), can also be spelled "Sara." Famous people include American Actress Sarah Jessica Parker, best known for her role in the hit TV series "Sex and the City."
- May 17 Thu 2007 14:10
- May 17 Thu 2007 08:43
Alec: I read an impressive story last night. Before I tell the story, tell me what kind of activity you'll do when you're in your 70s.
Sari: I'll probably want to retain an active lifestyle. Perhaps I'll walk dogs in a park or play Majang.
Alec: Well, check this out. A 75-year-old black woman named Barbara just finished a "North Pole trek," making her the first black woman and one of the oldest people to accomplish the feat.
- May 16 Wed 2007 08:27
Sadie: Indeed, and in newspapers as well! I read a bilingual story on The China Post yesterday. It said that a six-year study has found that the cause of the "White Syndrome" coral disease that afflicts Australia's Great Barrier Reef is directly linked to warming sea temperatures.
Al: That's terrible. Looks like the Great Barrier Reef will come to a bad end in the long run.
- May 15 Tue 2007 09:32
Sara: How so?
Alex: To measure her blood sugar levels, the doctor pricked her finger for a drop of blood. Granted, it's not as bad as drawing blood with a syringe, but it's still rather uncomfortable.
- May 14 Mon 2007 19:39
- May 14 Mon 2007 08:30
Sarah: Come to your senses, my friend! Besides, even if it were possible, you'd better wish you were not a panda in China!
Alexander: How do you figure that?
- May 11 Fri 2007 08:28
Peggy is the nickname of Greek name "Margaret" and means "pearl." Variants of this name include "Peg," "Paige," and "Peggie." Famous people who have this name include singer Peggy Lee, and actress Peggy Lipton.