Monday Night Owls - 5 June 2017 - How couriers feel about online shopping
We read an article talking about online shopping, and the effect it has on the couriers who have to deliver all the parcels.
Vocabulary Top 10:
ephemera - things that are important or useful for only a short time; items that were not meant to have lasting value
trudge - to walk slowly and heavily because you are tired or working very hard
obscure - to hide or cover (something) : to be in front of (something) so that it cannot be seen
doorstep - a step or series of steps leading up to one of the doors that is used to enter or leave a building
dismal - very bad or poor; showing or causing unhappiness or sad feelings
unearth - to find or discover (something) that was hidden or lost
short-haul - traveling or involving a short distance
stump - to be too difficult for (someone) to answer
self-employed - earning income from your own business or profession rather than by working for someone else
lug - to pull or carry (something) with great effort
Do you like shopping online? Have you ever thought about what the couriers need to do to deliver your parcels?