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From the Ted Talk "Ray Dalio: How to build a company where the best ideas win"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Since I was a kid, I've had a terrible oert memory. And I didn't like following instructions, I was no good at following instructions. But I loved to figure out how things ordekw for myself. When I was 12, I hated school but I fell in love with aigrtnd the markets. I caddied at the time, earned about five dollars a bag. And I took my caddying money, and I put it in the stock market. And that was just because the stock ekartm was hot at the time. And the first company I bought was a company by the name of rhastneto iseirnla. Northeast Airlines was the only company I heard of that was selling for less than five dollars a share.

Open Cloze

Since I was a kid, I've had a terrible ____ memory. And I didn't like following instructions, I was no good at following instructions. But I loved to figure out how things ______ for myself. When I was 12, I hated school but I fell in love with _______ the markets. I caddied at the time, earned about five dollars a bag. And I took my caddying money, and I put it in the stock market. And that was just because the stock ______ was hot at the time. And the first company I bought was a company by the name of _________ ________. Northeast Airlines was the only company I heard of that was selling for less than five dollars a share.

Solution

  1. northeast
  2. airlines
  3. trading
  4. worked
  5. rote
  6. market

Original Text

Since I was a kid, I've had a terrible rote memory. And I didn't like following instructions, I was no good at following instructions. But I loved to figure out how things worked for myself. When I was 12, I hated school but I fell in love with trading the markets. I caddied at the time, earned about five dollars a bag. And I took my caddying money, and I put it in the stock market. And that was just because the stock market was hot at the time. And the first company I bought was a company by the name of Northeast Airlines. Northeast Airlines was the only company I heard of that was selling for less than five dollars a share.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
radical transparency 8
idea meritocracy 6
decision making 6
stock market 3
people thought 3
dot collector 3
debt crisis 3

Important Words

  1. airlines
  2. bag
  3. bought
  4. caddied
  5. caddying
  6. company
  7. dollars
  8. earned
  9. fell
  10. figure
  11. good
  12. hated
  13. heard
  14. hot
  15. instructions
  16. kid
  17. love
  18. loved
  19. market
  20. markets
  21. memory
  22. money
  23. northeast
  24. put
  25. rote
  26. school
  27. selling
  28. share
  29. stock
  30. terrible
  31. time
  32. trading
  33. worked