M; Hey, Japanese mass start got a gold medal. Nana Takagi won the second gold medal!
F; Yeah…it’s amazing and the female curling team got the bronze medal. It’s a dramatic victory!
M; It was so exciting last night, wasn’t it?
By the way today’s topic is about another gold medalist.
F; who is that?
M; Chloe Kim, At 17 years, 296 days, who is youngest Olympic gold medalist of women’s half pipe on snow.
F; She is Korean American whose parents immigrated to the U.S.
M; She was born and brought up in the U.S. but this time she won the gold medal as a US team in parents native land.
F; She can choose nationality by herself when she gets 20 years old.
M; Well, in the US they can allow two nationalities but in Kore as well as Japan it’s allowed only one nationality.
F; America seems freer than ours.
M; Yeah….it’s different up to the each country. But she is an American who speaks native English.
She tweeted such word.
“I’m getting hangry” when she was waiting for the race nervously in the cold bad condition.”
F; Isn’t it typo “hangry” for “hungry”?
M; Nope! It’s funny that such a blended words are used by young people.
F; Blended words?
M; Yes, it’s blended “hungry” and “angry” = hangry
F; Oh…..sounds interesting! Are there any other blended words?
M; let me show you next time.