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Travel Talk

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Life and Work-2
CLIFFORD COLLINSON: Coco-nuts on Coral Islands
Most of you at some time or another have shied at coconuts and knocked one down. You know what the shell looks like, and how if you borrow a penknife you can pierce one of the ' eyes and get a drink of ' milk '. And you know-that the kernel is white and quite delicious...
This morning Clifford Collinson is to tell you, if George will let him, how the kernel is dried and broken, and then known as copra, which is exported for commerce. The next time you wash you will probably be making use of copra or coconut, for it is used largely in the manufacture of soap.
Today's talk is to be about coconuts on coral islands. And you will hear what the Solomon Islands are like.
One hopes there won't be a monkey there to throw down a coconut and biff George in the eye.

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