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Czytelnia – Two questions

Tekst został nagrany przez Karę Shallenberg - kayray.org.
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Question 1:

 

If you knew a woman who was pregnant, who had 8 kids already, three who were deaf, two who were blind, one mentally retarded, and she had syphilis; would you recommend that she have an abortion?

pregnant – w ciąży

deaf – głuchy

blind – niewidomy

mentally retarded – niedorozwinięty umysłowo

syphilis – kiła

abortion – aborcja

Question 2:

 

It is time to elect a new world leader, and your vote counts. Here are the facts about the three leading candidates:

 

Candidate A: Associates with crooked politicians, and consults with astrologists. He's had two mistresses. He also chain smokes and drinks 8 to 10 martinis a day.

associate with – zadawać się z

mistress – kochanka

chain smoke – wypalać jednego papierosa za drugim

Candidate B: He was kicked out of office twice, sleeps until noon, used opium in college and drinks a quart of whisky every evening.

be kicked out of – zostać wyrzuconym z

noon – południe

quart – kwarta (0,946 litra w USA, 1,136 litra w Wielkiej Brytanii)

Candidate C: He is a decorated war hero. He's a vegetarian, doesn't smoke, drinks beer occasionally and hasn't had any extramarital affairs.

extramarital affairs – romanse (pozamałżeńskie)

decorated war hero – odznaczony medalem bohater wojenny

Which of these candidates would be your choice?

Decide first, no peeking, then scroll down for the answer.

peek – zerkać, podglądać

Candidate A was Franklin D. Roosevelt

Candidate B was Winston Churchill

Candidate C was Adolph Hitler

 

And by the way: Answer to the abortion question: if you said yes, you just killed Beethoven.

 

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