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From the Ted Talk "Christoph Niemann: You are fluent in this language (and don't even know it)"

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A recurring discussion I have with magazine editors, who are usually word people, is that their audience, you, are much better at ______ radical leaps with images than they're being given credit for. And the only thing I find frustrating is that they often seem to push me towards a small set of really _____ visual clichés that are considered safe. You know, it's the ___________ climbing up a ladder, and then the ladder moves, morphs into a _____ market graph, and anything with ______ signs; that's always good.

Solution

  1. businessman
  2. stock
  3. dollar
  4. making
  5. tired

Original Text

A recurring discussion I have with magazine editors, who are usually word people, is that their audience, you, are much better at making radical leaps with images than they're being given credit for. And the only thing I find frustrating is that they often seem to push me towards a small set of really tired visual clichés that are considered safe. You know, it's the businessman climbing up a ladder, and then the ladder moves, morphs into a stock market graph, and anything with dollar signs; that's always good.

Important Words

  1. audience
  2. businessman
  3. climbing
  4. considered
  5. credit
  6. discussion
  7. dollar
  8. editors
  9. find
  10. frustrating
  11. good
  12. graph
  13. images
  14. ladder
  15. leaps
  16. magazine
  17. making
  18. market
  19. morphs
  20. moves
  21. people
  22. push
  23. radical
  24. recurring
  25. safe
  26. set
  27. small
  28. stock
  29. tired
  30. visual
  31. word