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From the Ted Talk by Mandy Len Catron: Falling in love is the easy part

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So the article was published online on a Friday evening, and by Saturday, this had happened to the tfrafic on my blog. And by Sunday, both the toady Show and Good Morning America had called. Within a month, the article would receive over 8 million views, and I was, to say the least, underprepared for this sort of attenoitn. It's one thing to work up the confidence to write hsoenlty about your experiences with love, but it is another thing to deivcosr that your love life has made international news —

Open Cloze

So the article was published online on a Friday evening, and by Saturday, this had happened to the _______ on my blog. And by Sunday, both the _____ Show and Good Morning America had called. Within a month, the article would receive over 8 million views, and I was, to say the least, underprepared for this sort of _________. It's one thing to work up the confidence to write ________ about your experiences with love, but it is another thing to ________ that your love life has made international news —

Solution

  1. discover
  2. attention
  3. today
  4. traffic
  5. honestly

Original Text

So the article was published online on a Friday evening, and by Saturday, this had happened to the traffic on my blog. And by Sunday, both the Today Show and Good Morning America had called. Within a month, the article would receive over 8 million views, and I was, to say the least, underprepared for this sort of attention. It's one thing to work up the confidence to write honestly about your experiences with love, but it is another thing to discover that your love life has made international news —

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Important Words

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