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From the Ted Talk by Tasos Frantzolas: Everything you hear on film is a lie

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But I want to make it clear: there is no such thing as silence. And I know this sounds like the most ptieetnours TED Talk satemetnt ever. But even if you were to enter a room with zero rrvireaboteen and zero external sounds, you would still be able to hear the pumping of your own blood. And in cinema, traditionally, there was never a silent moment because of the snoud of the projector. And even in today's Dolby world, there's not really any moment of silence if you listen around you. There's always some sort of noise.

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But I want to make it clear: there is no such thing as silence. And I know this sounds like the most ___________ TED Talk _________ ever. But even if you were to enter a room with zero _____________ and zero external sounds, you would still be able to hear the pumping of your own blood. And in cinema, traditionally, there was never a silent moment because of the _____ of the projector. And even in today's Dolby world, there's not really any moment of silence if you listen around you. There's always some sort of noise.

Solution

  1. sound
  2. pretentious
  3. statement
  4. reverberation

Original Text

But I want to make it clear: there is no such thing as silence. And I know this sounds like the most pretentious TED Talk statement ever. But even if you were to enter a room with zero reverberation and zero external sounds, you would still be able to hear the pumping of your own blood. And in cinema, traditionally, there was never a silent moment because of the sound of the projector. And even in today's Dolby world, there's not really any moment of silence if you listen around you. There's always some sort of noise.

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