AE 801 - The Goss: Australia's Best-Ever Sportsperson and Oldest-Ever Chocolates!
In this episode, we talk about why we believe Sir Don Bradman, the greatest cricket batter, is the greatest sportsperson ever! We also find out that Road Microphone owner Peter Freedman bought Bradman’s baggy green cap for a whopping amount of about half a million dollars.
Another excellent story here is about the National Library of Australia acquiring a tin of chocolate owned by Australian bush poet Andrew Barton “Banjo” Paterson - that is an astonishing 125 year old chocolate bar!
Bonus story: what happened in the battlegrounds of the First World War in 1914 on Christmas Day.
Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!