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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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Number three is: find the hidden mtseiacerpes all around you. Now, one of my fvritoae conversations during this year was with the guy who itevnned my coffee cup lid. And until this point, I had given approximately zero thought to coffee cup lids. But I loved talking to this inovtner, Doug Fleming, because he was so passionate. And the boold and sweat and traes he put into this lid, and that I had never even considered. He says a bad lid can ruin your coffee. That it can block the aroma, which is so important to the experience. So he — he's very innovative. He's like the Elon Musk of coffee lids.

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Number three is: find the hidden ____________ all around you. Now, one of my ________ conversations during this year was with the guy who ________ my coffee cup lid. And until this point, I had given approximately zero thought to coffee cup lids. But I loved talking to this ________, Doug Fleming, because he was so passionate. And the _____ and sweat and _____ he put into this lid, and that I had never even considered. He says a bad lid can ruin your coffee. That it can block the aroma, which is so important to the experience. So he — he's very innovative. He's like the Elon Musk of coffee lids.

Solution

  1. favorite
  2. tears
  3. blood
  4. masterpieces
  5. invented
  6. inventor

Original Text

Number three is: find the hidden masterpieces all around you. Now, one of my favorite conversations during this year was with the guy who invented my coffee cup lid. And until this point, I had given approximately zero thought to coffee cup lids. But I loved talking to this inventor, Doug Fleming, because he was so passionate. And the blood and sweat and tears he put into this lid, and that I had never even considered. He says a bad lid can ruin your coffee. That it can block the aroma, which is so important to the experience. So he — he's very innovative. He's like the Elon Musk of coffee lids.

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Important Words

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