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Presentation in part. This program is funded by grants from the Donald's liberation Donald's restaurant run
by public television stations. The Ford Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Was that a detriment of our society it is. Why speak there any introduction. Thank you thank you. Do you need a great privilege to be this evening's lecture on a new method to catch crocodiles catch your crocodile. All you need is a very large powerful and ordinary pair of tweezers. A. Matchbox. Very large boring. Go down to the river and start and since the day is hot in the book you
sleep. So I wake up on it. Oh. Excuse me. Soon the crack of the river to investigate. Peer over your shoulder and start to read the book and you fall asleep and when he does you wake up. Look at him to the wrong end of the telescope. Now when you appears very very much smaller they come up with a pair of tweezers and put them in the matchbox and then you have your crocodile. If you have a play already written or if you like to write a play especially for me write songs about Boston Mass 0 2 1 3 4. The. Man here is a game sent in by Rick a fragment of New York City. Each player has 10 means a straw and an empty soda bottle. You watch if the game is to get all the beans into the bottle.
You have to pick up each bead by sucking it up with a straw. On your mark get set it. Read the model. Oh yes. You. Are. The. So now you know. Oh yeah. Yes.
I am. He you know he and I don't eat it. How long have you been sitting out there just watching TV not doing a thing. You haven't even wiggled your big toe I bet right. Well. Why don't you take some time out. And get some exercise. Yes you get some exercise. Stand up good yet can stand. Great. Great now let's stretch stretch what I write. Good good good good. Now why don't you exercise your neck muscles. Do it with me. Very good very very good. Is your blood circulating.
Dizzy. Yes very good. Now why don't you guys get tense during the day. Well here's an exercise for. This. Try to touch your nose. So you. See your toes. Now. Let's do some jumping jacks jumping jacks. One very good very very good. Feeling much better. Yes you're getting more power into it. Very good. Now let's hear some toe touches OK. All right stand up nice and turn now. To. Three.
Well. If I'm glad you like. Like my exercise today so be sure to keep in practice by doing all my exercises so you can be in great shape for a time. Your muscles. Great. Great. You won't believe me but it's not that I eat a pound. No you're wrong there it's there. Do you.
Know what. Oh you. Want to believe this I tell you. Now. The. Play. Own a piece. Of pizza. Chicken. Pizza. Come on. Come. She. I need. Something else.
Are you sure. Maybe Louis. I want peace. But I'm not. He. Would you like a pizza pizza boy. You have. It must be. Nice.
Please. Oh you got it now. You're breaking my. Heart. Maybe a happy thing. I. Do. Now to make a pizza. I remember them. Oh. And she's right. Spicy and peace if you like or not.
She has a place and that place happens to be at 375 degrees for 10 minutes. And we should help you. Ah. Lee. So it does. Maybe you haven't any point to it. Is this an Italian pizza. No. OK.
What do I tell my readers. Just exactly what. And. For the next stupidest. Thing. Uncle. Was. Dying.
Hey did you ever have trouble making up your mind. Well yes I know. But. The. Music you said to him sent him by Maggi in the Barents of Chicago Illinois. I. Split up into two equal groups each group gets a bag of props. Then you have three minutes to make up a play to perform using the props in the bag as well. I can only
thank you. For Letting Me. I can't recall you. I just want the charming levels. Oh so you were right. Well it is some new kind of conditional. Last time I cannot when I was bald. OK my missus. Ok I miss you. OK. Oh do you.
I don't play you. Do you like the mysteries. Yeah the spooky stuff. They're all right. How do you know. How did you see this new magical reincarnation of you. Gotta. Go online as well. Green Economy was one of those. Yes novels that wash away your troubles. Did you notice it. Why why why do you. Say I did. Now.
OK now. I thought I did. That's why I scream. Oh. When we go crabbing we have to start out at four o'clock in the film people of late but for me I get you throw up because the get go crabbing quite often. Well if most men do move the prev and. My dad can grab and go at least 50 genies than you would. Want to go out I don't know. Coming. Down days would come we just feel like going back. To some part that he had good from
then and it takes about an hour to get out there grab right on through get out of it we have a lot of work. We have to run a crip trap and we have the pool you'd want to every time we go. It takes is a but the reality to run if you want to try. One of my main job is putting bait and trap. God in your the big. It's not that much different between the saddle the crib that I was hard to judge. You got to know which grip the way. Every second or third day you go fish you know crib and.
I know to what is right around here pretty good. I think the waterways used to be beautiful but now looks like everybody keened all over the world. I was for people who clean up the environment you know. You know fish. Chris. Thank you. Yeah. Then I think it's much. Much later on
like your inamorata. And I think the most important thing in the book. Have enough trouble. A cry for. Help.
When I grow up I like to be a commercial fisherman. The thing you know. About school I think the best schools. If I was going to school like you know I see a car. Yeah. And then you get the teachers you know. And they wouldn't have any computers or anything like that. And like the teacher would react to anything like the just right. You know I think I just I think if
somebody could I'd like to invent a machine that is like a teacher like a computer that teaches yourself that's for your brain because no person is you know really like I know it's not they're never going to find out how but a machine like a machine can itself. But you know. When I use calculators. How did I
write. My teacher you know just in first grade. And I feel very nice. You know. She good grades because she learned a thing you know. And I come you know because that's about the best I could do. So I got third grade and I had this really good teacher. She was nice but she was strict and she pushed me you know. Good. So you like my teachers. Yes but you know she she does. Like if the kids start messing up she just you
know she's doing it. OK so this is a chance on my show. You put your right foot on the
file view to life this right outside your in your left hand in front of you and you sit there and you tap your rifle at two times. Life change. Arms and legs. Wise. So now you change the other way. Right right. THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS like this but if I feel if I hear this. Yes yes OK so I think yes. OK. Self. Line so you go. ADA. Yes. Thank.
YOU THANK YOU. This program was funded by grants from McDonald's Corporation and McDonald's restaurants farms and by public television stations. The Ford Foundation and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
A. Presentation was made possible in part by granting General Foods corporation. I don't know.
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