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From the Ted Talk by David Carson: Design and discovery

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But when I got into this magazine, there's something kind of disturbing, and this continued. On the left we see people dying; we see people rnuning for their lives. And on the right we laern that there's a new way to spuprot your breast. The coveted right-hand page was not given up to the whole issue. Look at the image of this lady — who knows what she's going through? — and the copy says: "He knows just how to give me goosebumps." Yeah, he jumps out of buildings. It's — unfortunately, this one wokrs, kind of, as a spread.

Open Cloze

But when I got into this magazine, there's something kind of disturbing, and this continued. On the left we see people dying; we see people _______ for their lives. And on the right we _____ that there's a new way to _______ your breast. The coveted right-hand page was not given up to the whole issue. Look at the image of this lady — who knows what she's going through? — and the copy says: "He knows just how to give me goosebumps." Yeah, he jumps out of buildings. It's — unfortunately, this one _____, kind of, as a spread.

Solution

  1. support
  2. learn
  3. works
  4. running

Original Text

But when I got into this magazine, there's something kind of disturbing, and this continued. On the left we see people dying; we see people running for their lives. And on the right we learn that there's a new way to support your breast. The coveted right-hand page was not given up to the whole issue. Look at the image of this lady — who knows what she's going through? — and the copy says: "He knows just how to give me goosebumps." Yeah, he jumps out of buildings. It's — unfortunately, this one works, kind of, as a spread.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

  1. breast
  2. buildings
  3. continued
  4. copy
  5. coveted
  6. disturbing
  7. give
  8. goosebumps
  9. image
  10. issue
  11. jumps
  12. kind
  13. lady
  14. learn
  15. left
  16. lives
  17. magazine
  18. page
  19. people
  20. running
  21. spread
  22. support
  23. works
  24. yeah