#268 steve & mark – the world cup and teachers – (intermediate)
Steve and Mark begin by talking about the upcoming World Cup of Soccer and then quickly digress onto the subject of a recent announcement of a Canadian teacher’s union.
Category: Education, Sports
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Mark: The Chicago Blackhawks won last night, they beat the Philadelphia Flyers. So, presumably, it’s a big deal in Chicago too and Philadelphia.
Steve: You know I saw on the boards there was an ad for Lukoil. Isn’t that a Russian oil company?
Steve: So maybe the Russians were watching that game.
Mark: I’m sure there’s a lot of people that were at least aware that it was on and watching it. It’s not like it’s a non event, but it certainly pales in comparison to the World Cup of Soccer.
Steve: Well, I think the World Cup of Soccer is a tremendous event, because it is truly international. And unlike…
Mark: I beg to differ.