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And I'm David Greene. Good morning. We begin this hour with more positive signs about the nation's economy. The Labor Department this morning said the U.S. unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in nearly six years last month, and employers added some 288,000 jobs to their payrolls. Here's NPR's Jim Zarroli.
And our Last Word In Business today is, if they won.
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Imagine an America where trucks are called lorries, garbage cans are bins.
GREENE: Taxicabs are black, elevators are lifts, and English muffins are, well, just muffins.
MONTAGNE: That's the idea behind, If We Won. It's a cheeky, new advertising campaign from Newcastle Brown Ale. It envisions what the United States would be like if Britain had won the Revolutionary War.