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Episode #133 – how to pronounce tolerant and going to the mattresses

March 18th, 2010 by Sebastian

Zelia wondered how to pronounce ‘tolerant’, we explain. And some cultural knowledge: What does it mean to “go to the mattresses”?

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  • Hi, Sebastian. Thanks a lot for as always interesting episode. I totally support people who wants to hear more cultural points and slang, so special thanks for “going to the mattresses”, which I wasn’t previously familiar with.

  • Hello. Sebastian, I like your page, it help me. I wonder where is the script of each episode?

  • Hi Gloria, I am glad you like the podcast. At this point, there is no script…

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  • That’s a genuinely impressive answer.

  • Tan sols fen-te col·lega d’un superior, sembla que tinguis més terreny per moure’t. Exagera’t lo de la cap d’estudis. Jo que m’havia de barallar amb el director de l’escola perquè acabés la classe per començar les extrascolars a una hora mig decent i salvar als nens d’aquella tortura de 10 minuts més…Aixó si que és mala llet.Paciència dona. El canvi de lloc instantani s’ha de practicar molt.