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From the Ted Talk by Bill Stone: Inside the world's deepest caves

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Eventually, if you keep going down in these things, probability says that you're going to run into a place like this. It's a pcale where there's a fold in the geologic stratum that ccletols water and fills to the roof. And when you used to find these things, they would put a label on a map that said terminal sopihn. Now I rebeemmr that term really well for two reasons. Number one, it's the name of my rock band, and second, is because the confrontation of these things forced me to become an inventor. And we've since gone on to develop many generations of geagdts for exploring places like this.

Open Cloze

Eventually, if you keep going down in these things, probability says that you're going to run into a place like this. It's a _____ where there's a fold in the geologic stratum that ________ water and fills to the roof. And when you used to find these things, they would put a label on a map that said terminal ______. Now I ________ that term really well for two reasons. Number one, it's the name of my rock band, and second, is because the confrontation of these things forced me to become an inventor. And we've since gone on to develop many generations of _______ for exploring places like this.

Solution

  1. gadgets
  2. collects
  3. remember
  4. place
  5. siphon

Original Text

Eventually, if you keep going down in these things, probability says that you're going to run into a place like this. It's a place where there's a fold in the geologic stratum that collects water and fills to the roof. And when you used to find these things, they would put a label on a map that said terminal siphon. Now I remember that term really well for two reasons. Number one, it's the name of my rock band, and second, is because the confrontation of these things forced me to become an inventor. And we've since gone on to develop many generations of gadgets for exploring places like this.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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melt probe 2
behavioral autonomy 2

Important Words

  1. band
  2. collects
  3. confrontation
  4. develop
  5. eventually
  6. exploring
  7. fills
  8. find
  9. fold
  10. forced
  11. gadgets
  12. generations
  13. geologic
  14. inventor
  15. label
  16. map
  17. number
  18. place
  19. places
  20. probability
  21. put
  22. reasons
  23. remember
  24. rock
  25. roof
  26. run
  27. siphon
  28. stratum
  29. term
  30. terminal
  31. water