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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! These are conversations with my old man Ian Smissen, so you learn more about what Australians talk about in and around the country.

In this episode, we talk about why we believe Sir Don Bradman, the greatest cricket batter, is the greatest sportsperson ever!

We also find out that Road Microphone owner Peter Freedman bought Bradman’s baggy green cap for a whopping amount of about half a million dollars.

Another excellent story here is about the National Library of Australia getting a tin of chocolate owned by Australian bush poet Andrew Barton “Banjo” Paterson – that is an astonishing 125-year-old chocolate bar!

Bonus story: what happened in the battlegrounds of the First World War in 1914 on Christmas Day.

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


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