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Media 2006-12-28
2006-12-27 17:04:40    CRIENGLISH.com

Weird, wild and wonderful events of 2006    
2006怪闻异事大盘点(3)
     

Drinkers had to be evacuated from a Welsh pub when somebody realized that the rolling-pin that the landlord’s wife has long used was a World War II shell.    
Policewomen in the Netherlands were furious when they got new uniforms including blouses which turned out to be transparent.    
A British taxi driver who showed up at BBC headquarters in London to pick up a fare was mistaken for a computer expert, and bustled into a studio and given a microphone to be interviewed.    
Vietnamese police broke up a network that was helping students to cheat in exams via mobile phones hidden under long wigs.     
Drinkers had to be evacuated from a Welsh pub when somebody realized that the rolling-pin that the landlord’s wife has long used was a World War II shell.    

威尔士的一个酒吧里的客人们被迫疏散,因为有人发现老板的妻子长期使用的擀面杖,其实是二战时期留下的炮弹。  
 
Evacuate— to send people to a safe place from a dangerous place. 撤离,疏散rolling-pin - used to flatten dough. cooking material. 擀面杖   

Policewomen in the Netherlands were furious when they got new uniforms including blouses which turned out to be transparent.   
荷兰的女警察对新制服感到十分愤怒,因为上衣是透明的。 
furious - angry. although more than angry. stronger 愤怒  暴怒的 
transparent - see through .透明的 

A British taxi driver who showed up at BBC headquarters in London to pick up a fare was mistaken for a computer expert, and bustled into a studio and given a microphone to be interviewed.   
一位英国司机去伦敦BBC总部接客人,被误认为是计算机专家,被抓进录音间,按在麦克风前面接受采访。 
fare - money owed to a person. 费用   
bustle - to move briskly 匆匆忙忙   

Vietnamese police broke up a network that was helping students to cheat in exams via mobile phones hidden under long wigs.   
越南警方击破一个帮助学生作弊的犯罪团伙。他们将手机藏在长假发下面进行作弊。       
break up - disband.  解散,击破  
wig - fake hair    

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