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From the Ted Talk "Linus Torvalds: The mind behind Linux"

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The other person there is Edison, who is actually often diieifvl for being kind of nepdsiaetr and is — I mean, his most famous quote is, "Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration." And I'm in the Edison camp, even if people don't always like him. Because if you actually compare the two, tlesa has kind of this mind grab these days, but who actually changed the lowdr? Edison may not have been a nice person, he did a lot of things — he was maybe not so lentutliclea, not so visionary. But I think I'm more of an Edison than a Tesla.

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The other person there is Edison, who is actually often ________ for being kind of __________ and is — I mean, his most famous quote is, "Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration." And I'm in the Edison camp, even if people don't always like him. Because if you actually compare the two, _____ has kind of this mind grab these days, but who actually changed the _____? Edison may not have been a nice person, he did a lot of things — he was maybe not so ____________, not so visionary. But I think I'm more of an Edison than a Tesla.

Solution

  1. tesla
  2. pedestrian
  3. vilified
  4. intellectual
  5. world

Original Text

The other person there is Edison, who is actually often vilified for being kind of pedestrian and is — I mean, his most famous quote is, "Genius is one percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration." And I'm in the Edison camp, even if people don't always like him. Because if you actually compare the two, Tesla has kind of this mind grab these days, but who actually changed the world? Edison may not have been a nice person, he did a lot of things — he was maybe not so intellectual, not so visionary. But I think I'm more of an Edison than a Tesla.

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Important Words

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