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Post time 2007-7-28 16:23:58 |Display all floors
Where did you park your horse and buggy?

I didn’t become Amish.
我又没变成阿们宗派。?

请指教!

[ Last edited by adeley at 2007-7-28 04:26 PM ]
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我能做什么?

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Post time 2007-7-28 17:39:37 |Display all floors
buggy is “馬車”

Amish travels by horse drawn buggies.

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Post time 2007-7-28 19:32:50 |Display all floors
from wiki

The Amish (Amisch or Amische) (IPA: ˈɑːmɪʃ) are an Anabaptist Christian denomination in the United States and Canada (Ontario and Manitoba) known for their plain dress and avoidance of modern conveniences such as cars and electricity. The Amish separate themselves from mainstream society for religious reasons: They do not join the military, apply for Social Security benefits, take out insurance or accept any form of financial assistance from the government.
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Post time 2007-7-28 20:25:36 |Display all floors
wiki:
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Amish

北美有一个特殊的民族--阿米什人(Amish),是德裔瑞士移民后裔,基督新教再洗礼派门诺会信徒,大约在1720-1730年间,他们的祖先因为宗教迫害来到美洲拓荒定居,从那时起已没有一个阿米什人留在欧洲。目前人口20万,都是当初数百名拓荒者的后裔。主要分布在美国的俄亥俄州、宾夕法尼亚州、印第安纳州和威斯康星州,其余的百分之一居住在加拿大的安大略省。他们不从军,不使用电力,远离汽车、电视、照相、电影、时装等等现代化的充满技术机巧的东西,不接受社会福利,或接受任何形式的政府帮助。阿米什人并不视技术为邪恶。例如,电力被视为与“世俗世界”的联系。使用电力会导致使用家用电器,令阿米什人简朴的生活方式复杂化,引发为了物质生活的个人竞争,进而摧毁整个社区。阿米什人与非阿米什人保持最低限度的接触。青年人从16开始恋爱,到20岁时结婚,结婚仪式很复杂。米什人与阿米什人结婚,不许离婚,严格一夫一妻制。不采取任何节育措施,包括安全期避孕法,每个妇女平均生育6、7个孩子。人口每 20年增加1倍,只要再过两三代人,其人口就相当于美国一些小州的人口。他们不为现代文明做出贡献,也不享受现代文明成果。


谈话类节目【彭蒙惠英语】去年讲过这个题目
http://blog.hjenglish.com/chandler30/articles/501744.html
Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish 求知若饥, 虚心若愚
www.youtube.com/watch?v=60cDHb-tvMA

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Post time 2007-7-28 20:54:54 |Display all floors
我想补充一点:•  horse-and-buggy  是连在一块的词组。表示一样事物,即:(用于短途旅行的)马拉车

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