Simplified Speech #138 – What do you think about online trolls?


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Trolls. No, we’re not talking about mean mythical creatures who live under bridges. We’re talking about online trolls. They are very real and very mean people who like to anger others by posting nasty and cruel comments online. This has become a big problem associated with social media.

In this Simplified Speech episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy discuss the various ways online trolls operate, and how you can deal with them in your own way

Fun facts

The troll character comes from Scandinavian mythology and has been around for centuries. Online trolls, however, date back to the early beginnings of the internet.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • To scratch [one’s] head
  • To brush [something] off
  • To get a kick out of [something]
  • To spew
  • Tainted
  • To solve [something] overnight

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
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