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From the Ted Talk by Jon Ronson: When online shaming goes too far

Unscramble the Blue Letters

And she chuckled to herself, pressed send, got on the plane, got no replies, turned off her phone, fell asleep, woke up 11 horus later, turned on her phone while the plane was taxiing on the ruawny, and stahigrwaaty there was a message from somebody that she hadn't spoken to since high school, that said, "I am so sorry to see what's happening to you." And then another message from a best friend, "You need to call me right now. You are the worldwide nbuemr one trending topic on tittewr." (Laughter)

Open Cloze

And she chuckled to herself, pressed send, got on the plane, got no replies, turned off her phone, fell asleep, woke up 11 _____ later, turned on her phone while the plane was taxiing on the ______, and ____________ there was a message from somebody that she hadn't spoken to since high school, that said, "I am so sorry to see what's happening to you." And then another message from a best friend, "You need to call me right now. You are the worldwide ______ one trending topic on _______." (Laughter)

Solution

  1. hours
  2. number
  3. straightaway
  4. runway
  5. twitter

Original Text

And she chuckled to herself, pressed send, got on the plane, got no replies, turned off her phone, fell asleep, woke up 11 hours later, turned on her phone while the plane was taxiing on the runway, and straightaway there was a message from somebody that she hadn't spoken to since high school, that said, "I am so sorry to see what's happening to you." And then another message from a best friend, "You need to call me right now. You are the worldwide number one trending topic on Twitter." (Laughter)

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Important Words

  1. asleep
  2. call
  3. chuckled
  4. fell
  5. friend
  6. happening
  7. high
  8. hours
  9. laughter
  10. message
  11. number
  12. phone
  13. plane
  14. pressed
  15. replies
  16. runway
  17. school
  18. send
  19. spoken
  20. straightaway
  21. taxiing
  22. topic
  23. trending
  24. turned
  25. twitter
  26. woke
  27. worldwide