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Immortal Alps look down --
Whose bonnets touch the firmament --
Whose sandals touch the town --

Meek at whose everlasting feet
A myriad daisy play --
Which, Sir, are you and which am I
Upon an August day?

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AM/PM Session - 5 February 2019 - Does wearing a coat indoors make you feel colder outside?

NatashaTNatashaT Posts: 1,060 Teacher
We read about an interesting question - Does wearing a coat indoors make you feel colder outside?



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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