We read an article which looked at the ways our interest in celebrities has changed over the last few months:https://www.bbc.com/culture/article/20200724-how-the-world-turned-on-celebrities
Vocabulary Top 10:
fraught - causing or having a lot of emotional stress or worry
line-up - a group of people who are going to perform at an event
inkling - a slight, uncertain idea about something; a slight amount of knowledge about something
don't give two hoots - to not care at all about someone or something
light the touch paper - to do or say something which causes people to react in an angry or violent way (touch paper is a strip of paper treated with potassium nitrate that is used as a fuse for explosives
ostentatious - displaying wealth, knowledge, etc., in a way that is meant to attract attention, admiration, or envy
tone-deaf - unable to hear the difference between musical notes or sing the right musical notes; unable to comprehend the different facets/nuances of a given situation
relatable - possible to understand because of being like something you have known, experienced, etc.
nook - a small space or corner (or group) that is inside something
unfettered - not controlled or restricted
Do you follow stories about celebrities?
Do you think people in general are less interested in the lives of celebrities now than in the past? Why/why not?@fatimuccia @Shiny03 @filauzio @Danne @hberimi @FerZaca