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MONEY: CONTENTS

 


 

MONEY:

 

POEMS
 
STORIES


(Updated on 09/07/2016)



 

POEMS:

 

  • Kill Money by D. H. Lawrence
    "Kill money, put money out of existence.
    It is a perverted instinct, a hidden thought
    which rots the brain, the blood, the bones, the stones, the soul..."

    (kalliope.org)



 

 

STORIES:

  • From Child of Freed Slaves to Millionaire - Text + Audio + Video - 28 February 2016
    "Madam C.J. Walker was the first African-American millionaire.
    But she grew up poor, and worked as a washer woman before she made her money selling hair care products to African-American women around the turn of the 20th century. She also helped many in her community make a better life."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • "One Thousand Dollars," by O. Henry - Text + Audio + Video + Quiz
    ""One thousand dollars," said the lawyer Tolman, in a severe and serious voice. "And here is the money.” What can a person do with $1,000?
    Learn how one man spends the money he inherits in this classic story by O. Henry."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • When I say I'm broke, I'm broke! - A joke about a vacuum cleaner salesman and a lady.
    (joe-ks.com)
    Suggestion : Ne pas donner la fin. La faire deviner.

 

  • Termites feast on trader's money - 7 April 2008
    "A trader in the Indian state of Bihar has lost his life savings after termites infesting his bank's safe deposit boxes ate them up."
    (BBC)

    a deposit box

    termite