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发表时间:2018-11-09内容来源:VOA英语学习网

A message in a bottle sent out to sea by a New Hampshire man more than five decades ago was found 1,500 miles away and has been returned to his daughter.

五十多年前,被新罕布什尔州人发送到海边的瓶子里的消息被发现在1500英里以外的地方,并已归还给他的女儿。

The long-lost message was discovered by Clint Buffington of Utah while he was vacationing.

长期失去的信息是在犹他州克林特布菲顿度假时发现的。

Buffington says he found a soda bottle half buried in the sand that "looked like it had been there since the beginning of time."

Buffington表示,他发现一只苏打瓶被埋在沙子里,看起来就像是从一开始就在那里一样。

The note inside the bottle said," Return to 419 Ocean Street and receive a reward of $ 150 from Richard and Tina Pierce, owners of the Beachcomber Motel."

瓶子里的纸条写着,“回到419 Ocean Street,并获得理查德和蒂娜皮尔斯,这家海滩精品店汽车旅馆的业主的150美元奖励。”

The motel was owned by the parents of Paula Pierce in 1960.

汽车旅馆在1960年由保拉皮尔斯的父母拥有。

Her father had written the note as a joke and had thrown it into the Atlantic Ocean.

她的父亲开玩笑似的写下这个消息,并把它扔进了大西洋。

Buffington flew to New Hampshire to deliver the message to Paula Pierce.

Buffington飞往新罕布什尔州,将信息传递给Paula Pierce。

She held up to her father’s promise, giving Buffington that reward.

她坚持父亲的承诺,给予Buffington这样的奖励。

But the biggest reward is the message in a bottle finding its way back home.

但最大的回报是一瓶回家的消息。

Questions 1 to 2 are based on the news report you have just heard.

请根据你刚刚听到的新闻报道回答问题1和问题2。

Question 1: What is the news report mainly about?

问题1:新闻报道主要是关于什么?

Question 2: Why did Paula Pierce give Clint Buffington the reward?

问题2:为什么波拉德皮尔斯给予克林特布菲顿奖励?

来自:VOA英语网 文章地址: https://www.veryv.net/html/20181109/602375.html