There are a lot of immigrants from Ireland in Canada and the USA. So, many people celebrate their national day on March 17th. New York City has a big parade. People wear green. And lots of adults go to a bar. It has gradually become more of a secular celebration of Ireland’s culture.
Tina: Did you know that the term “earmark” no longer is used in the context of livestock animals’ ownership? Tom: I know. “Earmark” has become a political metaphor.
On February 2nd, in a few small towns in Canada and the USA, people gather to see if a groundhog (an animal that looks like a big mouse) comes out of his hole in the ground and sees his shadow.
A babysitter came over one day to babysit 10 children. She decided to give them a snack. In a jar there were 10 cookies. She wants to give each one a cookie, but still keep one in the jar. How will she do it?