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From the Ted Talk by Serena Williams and Gayle King: On tennis, love and motherhood

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GK: You have a lot of support. You have a lot of love. Even when I was coming here, people stopped me at the airport. I was saying to the flight attendant, the pilot, "Guess where I'm going?" They said, "Oh my God, we're so glad she's pregnant." But then you always have these cranky yenekas. On the way over here, somebody was telling me about Ilie Nastase, who said some very unkind, ippniratpoare, dare I say racial things. You have responded to him. I'm not even going to dignify what he said, but you ronepedsd. Why did you rponesd?

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GK: You have a lot of support. You have a lot of love. Even when I was coming here, people stopped me at the airport. I was saying to the flight attendant, the pilot, "Guess where I'm going?" They said, "Oh my God, we're so glad she's pregnant." But then you always have these cranky _______. On the way over here, somebody was telling me about Ilie Nastase, who said some very unkind, _____________, dare I say racial things. You have responded to him. I'm not even going to dignify what he said, but you _________. Why did you _______?

Solution

  1. yankees
  2. responded
  3. inappropriate
  4. respond

Original Text

GK: You have a lot of support. You have a lot of love. Even when I was coming here, people stopped me at the airport. I was saying to the flight attendant, the pilot, "Guess where I'm going?" They said, "Oh my God, we're so glad she's pregnant." But then you always have these cranky Yankees. On the way over here, somebody was telling me about Ilie Nastase, who said some very unkind, inappropriate, dare I say racial things. You have responded to him. I'm not even going to dignify what he said, but you responded. Why did you respond?

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Important Words

  1. airport
  2. attendant
  3. coming
  4. cranky
  5. dignify
  6. flight
  7. glad
  8. god
  9. ilie
  10. inappropriate
  11. lot
  12. love
  13. nastase
  14. people
  15. pilot
  16. pregnant
  17. racial
  18. respond
  19. responded
  20. stopped
  21. support
  22. telling
  23. unkind
  24. yankees