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And keep your head when all around are losing theirs

I'm cleaning the flat now and still listening to the draw.

The lottery draw is made up of two "tombolas" one spits out the winning number (and as there are numbers 00000 to 99999 there are a lot of balls!) and the other spits out a prize amount. One of the two children sings the number and the second sings the amount. When it's a big winner the children have to sing the number and amount several times as they show the numbers to the crowd, the judges etc. Singing the numbers in the format seventy eight thousand two hundred and ninety four time and time again must be quite stressful. Plenty of room for error.

Just now a another fifth prize was drawn. The number singer stopped before she should and, quite clearly on the radio I heard the amount singer say "canta" sing, quite forcefully to her partner. I think that young lady may grow up to be a good person in a crisis.


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