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"From the Ted Talk by AJ Jacobs: My journey to thank all the people responsible for my morning coffee"

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And it doesn't have to be coffee. It could be anything. It could be a pair of sckos, it could be a lghit bulb. And you don't have to go around the world, you can just do a little gesture, like make eye contact or send a note to the designer of a logo you love. It's more about a mindset. Being aware of the thousands of poelpe ivoenvld in every little thing we do. Remembering that there's someone in a factory who made the fabric for the chairs you're sitting in right now. That someone went into a mine and got the cepopr for this microphone so that I could say my final thank you, which is to thank you. Thank you a thousand for listening to my story.

Open Cloze

And it doesn't have to be coffee. It could be anything. It could be a pair of _____, it could be a _____ bulb. And you don't have to go around the world, you can just do a little gesture, like make eye contact or send a note to the designer of a logo you love. It's more about a mindset. Being aware of the thousands of ______ ________ in every little thing we do. Remembering that there's someone in a factory who made the fabric for the chairs you're sitting in right now. That someone went into a mine and got the ______ for this microphone so that I could say my final thank you, which is to thank you. Thank you a thousand for listening to my story.

Solution

  1. involved
  2. people
  3. light
  4. socks
  5. copper

Original Text

And it doesn't have to be coffee. It could be anything. It could be a pair of socks, it could be a light bulb. And you don't have to go around the world, you can just do a little gesture, like make eye contact or send a note to the designer of a logo you love. It's more about a mindset. Being aware of the thousands of people involved in every little thing we do. Remembering that there's someone in a factory who made the fabric for the chairs you're sitting in right now. That someone went into a mine and got the copper for this microphone so that I could say my final thank you, which is to thank you. Thank you a thousand for listening to my story.

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coffee beans 3
coffee shop 3
safe water 3

Important Words

  1. aware
  2. bulb
  3. chairs
  4. coffee
  5. contact
  6. copper
  7. designer
  8. eye
  9. fabric
  10. factory
  11. final
  12. gesture
  13. involved
  14. light
  15. listening
  16. logo
  17. love
  18. microphone
  19. mindset
  20. note
  21. pair
  22. people
  23. remembering
  24. send
  25. sitting
  26. socks
  27. story
  28. thousand
  29. thousands
  30. world