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From the Ted Talk by Jamie Oliver: Teach every child about food

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Can I please just see a riase of hands for how many of you have children in this room today? Put your hdnas up. You can continue to put your hands up, aentuis and uncles as well. Most of you. OK. We, the adults of the last four generations, have blessed our children with the destiny of a shorter lifespan than their own parents. Your child will live a life ten years younger than you because of the landscape of food that we've built around them. Two-thirds of this room, tadoy, in America, are statistically overweight or obsee. You lot, you're all right, but we'll get you eventually, don't worry.

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Can I please just see a _____ of hands for how many of you have children in this room today? Put your _____ up. You can continue to put your hands up, _______ and uncles as well. Most of you. OK. We, the adults of the last four generations, have blessed our children with the destiny of a shorter lifespan than their own parents. Your child will live a life ten years younger than you because of the landscape of food that we've built around them. Two-thirds of this room, _____, in America, are statistically overweight or _____. You lot, you're all right, but we'll get you eventually, don't worry.

Solution

  1. raise
  2. aunties
  3. obese
  4. today
  5. hands

Original Text

Can I please just see a raise of hands for how many of you have children in this room today? Put your hands up. You can continue to put your hands up, aunties and uncles as well. Most of you. OK. We, the adults of the last four generations, have blessed our children with the destiny of a shorter lifespan than their own parents. Your child will live a life ten years younger than you because of the landscape of food that we've built around them. Two-thirds of this room, today, in America, are statistically overweight or obese. You lot, you're all right, but we'll get you eventually, don't worry.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

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Important Words

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  30. worry
  31. years
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