英国服务时间最长的圣诞老人 分享到:
Britain’s longest serving Santa 2018-01-0625416

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What better job can you have as being a Santa?
这世上难道还有比当一个圣诞老人更好的工作?
Hello all and a Merry Christmas to you.
大家好啊,圣诞快乐!
I’m Santa Ron. And I’ve been doing Santa-ing helping the man up in the clouds, for 53 years. Yes 53 years.
我叫罗恩,是一名圣诞老人。我一直在从事圣诞老人的工作,在云层后帮助人们。我做这一行已经53年了,是的,53年了。
It was my son’s birthday and we had a party. And I thought ‘wouldn’t it be nice to be a Father Christmas?’
那天是我儿子的生日,我们举行了一场派对。我想:“如果能成为一名圣诞老人,那一定很棒吧!”
And I thought ’yeah this is good, this is good fun!’ And that was it. It all started from that.
我想:“这很棒,也很有趣!”这就是了,故事从这里开始。
You gotta be, I know it’s dreadful to say, but clean and tidy. I’ve met a lot of Santas who smoke and drink, and it’s not good.
我知道这么讲可能有点糟糕,但你必须保持干净整洁。我遇见过许多抽烟喝酒的圣诞老人。这很不好。
It’s not good for the image. There’s nothing worse than a smelly, smoky Santa.
这有损圣诞老人的形象。没有比一个臭烘烘的烟鬼圣诞老人更糟糕的事情了。
I get very nervous. When I’m thinking about doing Santa, I get hot and clammy.
我很紧张,当我想到要去做圣诞老人时,我总会感到燥热,还会出一身冷汗。
Every year?Every year. Oh yes, yes. And you’ll find that any professional artist will say exactly the same.
每年都是这样吗?是的,每年都如此。你会发现所有的专业艺术家都同意这一点。
Ho, ho, ho, ho! I am Santa all the while. What would you like for Christmas?
哈,哈,哈,哈!我一直都是圣诞老人。你想要什么圣诞礼物?
You’ll have to speak up, I’m a bit like old Grandad, can’t hear very well.
你得大声点,我现在像一个老爷爷啦,听不太清楚了。
Just because I put on a red suit, doesn’t change my character.
尽管我穿着一套红色的衣服,但这没有改变我的性格。
I’m happy. I try to be funny, which is difficult sometimes.
我很快乐。我努力做个有趣的人,尽管有些时候很难做到这一点。
People can’t see or can’t understand my jokes, but that’s life. That’s life.
有时候人们理解不了我的笑话,但这就是生活啊,这就是人生。
I’ve never, ever thought of giving up and I never will give up as long as my body will take me.
我从未想过放弃,只要我的身体条件允许,我也永远不会放弃。
I’m gonna keep on going until nobody wants to see me.
我会一直做下去,除非人们都不愿看见我了。

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Question:
How long has Ron been a Santa?
A  59 years
B  43 years
C  53 years
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