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Is there a good and a bad smile?

John Cleese shows Elizabeth Hurley how to create a fake smile

How to create a fake smile

According to recent research, simply having a pretty or a great smile isn't enough; it's important to have the right type of smile. Yvonne and Kate discuss their own smiles and talk about what makes a good smile and and a bad smile.

This week's question:

When did the smiley face, which we often see in e-mails, first appear?

a. in the early 1960s

b. in the early 1970s

c. in the late 1970s

Listen out for the answer in the programme.

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Is there a good and a bad smile?

Vocabulary from the programme

shy

not always very comfortable around other people

an iconic image

a symbol or picture that is representative of a certain time or era in history

the hippy era

a time during the 1960s when people focussed on peace rather than war, beautiful things and being happy

aggravation

irritations, troubles, worries

a universal signal

a sign or symbol that is immediately understood by everyone around the world

evidence

proof or information that shows something is true

fake

artificial, not real or genuine

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