Reclaiming sidewalks and streets from cars. Sumptuary Laws were designed by the government to restrict personal expenditure. One of the countries which benefited the most from the new spending at the time was Italy. The demand for luxury increased after the black plague ended and Italy began producing its own products. Textiles and arts were the main produce of the country and expensive in demand raw materials like silk, wool, cotton and dyes became major generators for foreign income.
Your English teacher has asked you to write a report on places to go shopping in your area. You should explain the different types of shops in your area and say what the most popular shops are and why. Read the article about going shopping at a new Amazon store. Four years ago we started to wonder what would shopping look like if you could walk into a store grab what you want and just go? What if we could weave the most advanced machine learning computer vision and AI into the very fabric of a store so you never have to wait in line?
I bought these jeans last week, and I’d like to return them. Now, you can ask about availability, ask about prices, and arrange a delivery if you need to. But, what if you have a problem with something you bought in a shop? Let’s find out, as we continue going shopping in English.
My parents were immigrants, and much like every first generation immigrants we always thought American food was bad. We had a way to compare American food to food from a culture that is much older. Maybe this will stick when the pandemic fully ends. This may be another change in restaurant culture. I’m going to talk about one that happened after the last pandemic in 1918 that changed American food culture as we know it.