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From the Ted Talk by Rory Bremner: A one-man world summit

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Yesterday, David dcuesth, another one who covered most of what I was going to say. (Laughter) But when you think of the wlord in that way, it does make going to Starbucks a whole new experience, don't you think? I mean, he must walk in and they will say, "Would you like a mcahcaito, or a latte, or an Americano, or a cappuccino?" And he'll say, "You're offering me things that are infinitely varliabe." (Laughter) "How can your coffee be true?" (Laughter) And they will say, "Would you mind if I serve the next customer?" (Laughter)

Open Cloze

Yesterday, David _______, another one who covered most of what I was going to say. (Laughter) But when you think of the _____ in that way, it does make going to Starbucks a whole new experience, don't you think? I mean, he must walk in and they will say, "Would you like a _________, or a latte, or an Americano, or a cappuccino?" And he'll say, "You're offering me things that are infinitely ________." (Laughter) "How can your coffee be true?" (Laughter) And they will say, "Would you mind if I serve the next customer?" (Laughter)

Solution

  1. macchiato
  2. world
  3. variable
  4. deutsch

Original Text

Yesterday, David Deutsch, another one who covered most of what I was going to say. (Laughter) But when you think of the world in that way, it does make going to Starbucks a whole new experience, don't you think? I mean, he must walk in and they will say, "Would you like a macchiato, or a latte, or an Americano, or a cappuccino?" And he'll say, "You're offering me things that are infinitely variable." (Laughter) "How can your coffee be true?" (Laughter) And they will say, "Would you mind if I serve the next customer?" (Laughter)

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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american president 2
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Important Words

  1. americano
  2. cappuccino
  3. coffee
  4. covered
  5. customer
  6. david
  7. deutsch
  8. experience
  9. infinitely
  10. latte
  11. laughter
  12. macchiato
  13. mind
  14. offering
  15. serve
  16. starbucks
  17. true
  18. variable
  19. walk
  20. world
  21. yesterday