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What is one to say about June? The time of perfect young summer, the fulfilment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.

Gertrude Jekyll
A swarm of bees in May
Is worth a load of hay;
A swarm of bees in June
Is worth a silver spoon;
A swarm of bees in July
Is not worth a fly.
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AM/PM Session - 5 February 2019 - Does wearing a coat indoors make you feel colder outside?

NatashaTNatashaT Posts: 1,026 Teacher
We read about an interesting question - Does wearing a coat indoors make you feel colder outside?

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190117-does-wearing-a-coat-indoors-make-you-colder-once-outside

https://www.livescience.com/49050-staying-warm-scientific-tips.html


Vocabulary Top 10:

draughty - having cold air moving through in a way that is unpleasant or uncomfortable (To hear the pronunciation - http://learnersdictionary.com/audio?file=drafty01&format=mp3&word=or British&pron=ˈdrɑːfti)

counter intuitive - different from what you would expect : not agreeing with what seems right or natural

menthol - an oil made from mint that has a strong smell and that is used in candies, cigarettes, and especially medicines for sore throats

torso - the main part of the human body not including the head, arms, and legs

detect - to discover or notice the presence of (something that is hidden or hard to see, hear, taste, etc.)

insulate - to add a material or substance to (something) in order to stop heat, electricity, or sound from going into or out of it

accentuated - to make (something) more noticeable

shiver - a small shaking movement caused by cold or strong emotion

chilly - noticeably cold

plummet - to fall or drop suddenly in amount or value



Does your personal experience match the findings in the articles?
What do you do to stay warm on really cold days?
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