In rich families, the meal contained better meat, extra boiled vegetables, and maybe some chutney, barbecue or tomato sauce to add flavour. But you still had to eat everything on your plate as you never knew when the next Depression may happen.
Nowadays, Australians have so much variety to choose from that this relic of the 20th century is fading away. But the recipe is still available as a back up and the few Australian children that still experience it are sure to make sure it wonít last much longer!
2. Which words have similar meanings? Draw a line to connect them.
severe economic downturn
3. Please write (T) True (F) False or (U) Unknown
4. Questions for Discussion
Answers to 3. 1. T 2. F 3. U 4. U 5. T