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Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens was born in Portsmouth in 1812 and died in London in 1870. He is buried in Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey. Dickens spent (A) ________ his life in London and often used to walk (B) ________ ten and twenty miles all over the city when he was (C) ________ to sleep and was thinking about the plot of a new novel. (D) ________ walking, he used to observe the sights, sounds and smells of London in order to write about them. (E) ________ the Industrial Revolution Britain, and especially London grew very quickly.

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Why are Levi Denims Called “Jeans”?

In (F) ________, when Levi Strauss ran out of tent canvas for the pants he was selling to California gold miners, he imported a tough material from Nomes in France called serge de Nomes. Americanized, de Nomes became “denim”. The word “jeans” is from the French word for Genoa, (G) ________ the tough cloth was invented. Jeans became popular with teenagers after James Dean wore them in the movie Rebel without a Cause.

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  1. 1850s
  2. the 1850s
  3. 1850th
  4. the 1850th
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