每日英語跟讀 Ep.K376: About odd news - Weber Grills says it didn’t know singer Meat Loaf died before it sent meatloaf recipe email
Outdoor grill maker Weber apologized on Friday for sending a recipe-of-the-week email earlier that day featuring instructions on how to prepare“BBQ Meat Loaf.”The email coincided with news of the death of Marvin Lee Aday, best known as rock superstar Meat Loaf.
Not long after sending out its recipe, Weber Grills followed up, offering its “sincerest apologies” to recipients.
Meat Loaf, who shot to fame on the back of anthems such as “Paradise By the Dashboard Light” and “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad,” died Thursday, according to a family statement provided by his longtime agent Michael Greene. He was 74.
據其長期經紀人邁可．格林提供的一份家屬聲明，以Paradise By the Dashboard Light與Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad等名曲爆紅的「肉塊」，週四辭世，享壽七十四歲。
世界上最偏遠郵局正在徵人 World’s most remote post office is hiring
Hundreds of people around the world are applying for a coveted job to run the world’s most remote post office. The position is in Antarctica and one of the key specifications is the ability to count penguins.
Four candidates will be chosen to fill the five-month role at Port Lockroy – affectionately dubbed the “Penguin Post Office”. The nearly-80-year-old building is on British-owned Goudier Island, which is about the size of a football field and is populated by hundreds of penguins
Although employees each have unique roles, they are collectively responsible for maintaining the historic site and catering to the thousands of tourists who come by boat during the season. The staff is also in charge of wildlife monitoring — which includes tallying penguins — and environmental data collection.
雖然每個員工都有獨特的角色，但他們共同負責維護歷史遺跡，並為旺季期間乘船前來的數千名遊客提供服務。工作人員還負責野生動物監測—包括數企鵝—和蒐集環境數據。Source article: https://features.ltn.com.tw/english/article/paper/1518322 ; https://features.ltn.com.tw/english/article/paper/1517580