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From the Ted Talk by Jay Silver: Hack a banana, make a keyboard!

Unscramble the Blue Letters

I used to want to design a utopian society or a perfect world or something like that. But as I'm kind of getting older and kind of messing with all this stuff, I'm realizing that my idea of a perfect world really can't be designed by one person or even by a million experts. It's really going to be seven bloilin paris of hands, each following their own pssoians, and each kind of like a mosaic coming up and creating this world in their backyards and in their kitchens. And that's the wrlod I really want to live in.

Open Cloze

I used to want to design a utopian society or a perfect world or something like that. But as I'm kind of getting older and kind of messing with all this stuff, I'm realizing that my idea of a perfect world really can't be designed by one person or even by a million experts. It's really going to be seven _______ _____ of hands, each following their own ________, and each kind of like a mosaic coming up and creating this world in their backyards and in their kitchens. And that's the _____ I really want to live in.

Solution

  1. pairs
  2. billion
  3. world
  4. passions

Original Text

I used to want to design a utopian society or a perfect world or something like that. But as I'm kind of getting older and kind of messing with all this stuff, I'm realizing that my idea of a perfect world really can't be designed by one person or even by a million experts. It's really going to be seven billion pairs of hands, each following their own passions, and each kind of like a mosaic coming up and creating this world in their backyards and in their kitchens. And that's the world I really want to live in.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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