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From the Ted Talk by Dominic Price: What's your happiness score?

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Hello, my name is Dom Price and I'm a work futurist, which is a made-up job that no one's called me out on yet, but it's got me here on this stgae today. My job's all about predicting the future, the furute of work, society, the economy and ecatdoiun. Which, surely you can imagine this year of all the years, it's been pttrey fascinating. Now, there's a huge amount of self-help literature out there that will help you be happier over time. But taody, I want to talk to you specifically about being happy in a year like 2020.

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Hello, my name is Dom Price and I'm a work futurist, which is a made-up job that no one's called me out on yet, but it's got me here on this _____ today. My job's all about predicting the future, the ______ of work, society, the economy and _________. Which, surely you can imagine this year of all the years, it's been ______ fascinating. Now, there's a huge amount of self-help literature out there that will help you be happier over time. But _____, I want to talk to you specifically about being happy in a year like 2020.

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  1. pretty
  2. education
  3. stage
  4. future
  5. today

Original Text

Hello, my name is Dom Price and I'm a work futurist, which is a made-up job that no one's called me out on yet, but it's got me here on this stage today. My job's all about predicting the future, the future of work, society, the economy and education. Which, surely you can imagine this year of all the years, it's been pretty fascinating. Now, there's a huge amount of self-help literature out there that will help you be happier over time. But today, I want to talk to you specifically about being happy in a year like 2020.

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