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Greatest invenitions   

Hello chit chatters,

I’m sure you’ve been thinking, as I do, that the snow would never come, but come back down to earth cause the snow is well and truly coming next week! Happy skiers and snowboarders it may be your luck, if you're a sensitive-to-the-cold then it may be time to wrap yourself up in your brand new jumpers!

In any case, this post won’t be about winter, neither about Christmas, it is all too common these days, haha. No, I would like to ask you a question this time : what do you think are the 10 greatest inventions of the 20th century? This is a very random question but I happened to talk about ‘勾玉' with a group of students. One of them told me about an apparently very famous saying in japanese, 三種の神器 , which, nowadays, could also be used to talk about the 3 most essentials status symbols in our modern life. This conversation led us to talk about the 3 most useful things in our life which somehow reminded me of my cousin, 11 years old, who didn’t know what was a phone directory or couldn’t believe I didn’t have a mobile phone when I was her age…

I’ve been collecting many answers from students, friends or family about what they think to be the 10 most import inventions of the 20th century and on the top of the list come our beloved computers! It might be the greatest invention indeed… can you actually recall what was your life before computers meddle in?

See you next time at the cafe!

Claire (France)
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by chitchatcafe | 2014-12-02 14:45 | カフェ 英会話 札幌 | Comments(0)