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AE 801 – The Goss: Australia’s Best-Ever Sportsperson and Oldest-Ever Chocolates!

Learn Australian English by listening to this episode of The Goss!

On today’s show, we discuss why we believe Sir Don Bradman is the greatest cricket player ever!

Also, we learn that Freedman, owner of Road Microphone company, purchased Bradman’s baggy green cap for an eye-watering $550,000.

Another great story here is the one about the National Library of Australia receiving a tin of chocolate once belonging to Australian bush poet Andrew Barton “Banjo” Paterson – 125 years old!

Bonus story: what happened on Christmas in 1914 on the front lines of the First World War.

Improve your listening skills today – listen, play & pause this episode – and start speaking like a native English speaker!


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