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쿠폰
Soon cereal companies printed coupons as well. America was hooked, not just on these products, but also on coupons. Newspapers began printing coupons that knocked a few cents, or even a few dollars, off store prices.
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티볼
Spring is nigh in all but the coldest northern reaches of the United States. That means the snow is gone from T-ball fields, and the players will soon be throwing and hitting and running the bases.
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커피숍이 사무실
About 30 million Americans - one-fifth of the nation's workforce - spend significant time working outside the typical office, plant or factory. This includes people who telecommute from home one or more days a week.
472
스팸
Some aspects of the American economy are in free fall, but these are great times for those who make SPAM.
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유선전화가 줄어든다
According to the latest survey by the Centers for Disease Control, 18 percent of U.S. homes - one in every six - have no traditional, land-line telephone at all. You know, the kind with a handset and a wire leading to a connection in the wall.
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샐러드용 빵조각, 크루톤
Many quick-service restaurants, including McDonald's and Burger King and Denny's, serve salads - prepackaged, delivered by a server, or available from a salad bar. And uncounted millions of the croutons that top those salads come from a single factory in Chicago.
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화물열차
The more than 20,000 freight trains that are in motion at any one time across the country are packed with goods. Freight railroads are making money, and the trains are about as high-tech as anything that moves on earth.
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수학 공포증
Sometimes it seems like the world is made of two kinds of people. No, not men and women, but those who can handle mathematics, and those who are terrified of it.
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헛간
In the days when America was mostly an agricultural nation, the first thing a farmer built after he bought a new spread was not a farmhouse but a barn.
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By now, you've probably heard of blogs, or Web logs - personal stories and other meanderings about the news of the day or anything else a blogger feels like writing about.