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"From the Ted Talk by Eve Ensler: Embrace your inner girl"

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And I think we have taught men to be secure when they are insecure, to pterend they know things when they don't know things, or why would we be where we are? To pretend they're not a mess when they are a mess. And I will tell you a very fnnuy story. On my way here on the airplane, I was walking up and down the aisle of the pnlae. And all these men, literally at least 10 men, were in their little seats wctanhig chick flicks. And they were all alone, and I thought, "This is the secret life of men." (Laughter)

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And I think we have taught men to be secure when they are insecure, to _______ they know things when they don't know things, or why would we be where we are? To pretend they're not a mess when they are a mess. And I will tell you a very _____ story. On my way here on the airplane, I was walking up and down the aisle of the _____. And all these men, literally at least 10 men, were in their little seats ________ chick flicks. And they were all alone, and I thought, "This is the secret life of men." (Laughter)

Solution

  1. funny
  2. pretend
  3. watching
  4. plane

Original Text

And I think we have taught men to be secure when they are insecure, to pretend they know things when they don't know things, or why would we be where we are? To pretend they're not a mess when they are a mess. And I will tell you a very funny story. On my way here on the airplane, I was walking up and down the aisle of the plane. And all these men, literally at least 10 men, were in their little seats watching chick flicks. And they were all alone, and I thought, "This is the secret life of men." (Laughter)

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girl cell 6

Important Words

  1. airplane
  2. aisle
  3. chick
  4. flicks
  5. funny
  6. insecure
  7. laughter
  8. life
  9. literally
  10. men
  11. mess
  12. plane
  13. pretend
  14. seats
  15. secret
  16. secure
  17. story
  18. taught
  19. thought
  20. walking
  21. watching