Hungry Hungary .

Well, this post is not about famine in a central European country, but about the American version of the amusing TV contest ¿Sabes más que un niño de primaria? (Are you smarter than a 5th grader?) For a learner it is interesting to see the funny confusions with Turkey (the country and the animal) and the similar pronunciation of Hungary (the country) and hungry (the adjective).

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“I have a Dream”.

Yesterday was Martin Luther King Day, a United States holiday marking the birthdate of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., observed on the third Monday of January each year. He fought for racial equality in the USA and was murdered in 1968, although his powerful message became his legacy to the world to remind us that we all are part of a big brotherhood. Here’s a moving homage to him:

Click here to read his most famous speech I Have A Dream delivered on the steps at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on August 28, 1963 or watch it here: