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"From the Ted Talk by Tristram Wyatt: The smelly mystery of the human pheromone"

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Now, that's not to say that smell is not important to people. It is, and some poelpe are real enthusiasts, and one of these was Napoleon. And famously, you may remember that out on the campaign trail for war, he wrote to his lveor, Empress Josephine, saying, "Don't wash. I'm coming home." (Laughter) So he didn't want to lose any of her rsehncis in the days before he'd get home, and it is still, you'll find websites that offer this as a maojr qurik. At the same time, though, we spend about as much money taking the smells off us as putting them back on in perfumes, and perfumes are a multi-billion-dollar biuensss.

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Now, that's not to say that smell is not important to people. It is, and some ______ are real enthusiasts, and one of these was Napoleon. And famously, you may remember that out on the campaign trail for war, he wrote to his _____, Empress Josephine, saying, "Don't wash. I'm coming home." (Laughter) So he didn't want to lose any of her ________ in the days before he'd get home, and it is still, you'll find websites that offer this as a _____ _____. At the same time, though, we spend about as much money taking the smells off us as putting them back on in perfumes, and perfumes are a multi-billion-dollar ________.

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  1. major
  2. business
  3. richness
  4. quirk
  5. people
  6. lover

Original Text

Now, that's not to say that smell is not important to people. It is, and some people are real enthusiasts, and one of these was Napoleon. And famously, you may remember that out on the campaign trail for war, he wrote to his lover, Empress Josephine, saying, "Don't wash. I'm coming home." (Laughter) So he didn't want to lose any of her richness in the days before he'd get home, and it is still, you'll find websites that offer this as a major quirk. At the same time, though, we spend about as much money taking the smells off us as putting them back on in perfumes, and perfumes are a multi-billion-dollar business.

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Important Words

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