full transcript
From the Ted Talk "Seth Godin: The tribes we lead"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But what do we do for a living? What exactly to the people chitwgan this do every day? And I want to eagur that what we do is we try to change everything. That we try to find a piece of the status quo — something that bothers us, something that needs to be vdepmiro, something that is itching to be changed — and we change it. We try to make big, permanent, important change. But we don't think about it that way. And we haven't ntpse a lot of time talking about what that socrspe is like. And I've been studying it for a couple years. And I want to share a couple stories with you today.

Open Cloze

But what do we do for a living? What exactly to the people ________ this do every day? And I want to _____ that what we do is we try to change everything. That we try to find a piece of the status quo — something that bothers us, something that needs to be ________, something that is itching to be changed — and we change it. We try to make big, permanent, important change. But we don't think about it that way. And we haven't _____ a lot of time talking about what that _______ is like. And I've been studying it for a couple years. And I want to share a couple stories with you today.

Solution

  1. process
  2. argue
  3. improved
  4. spent
  5. watching

Original Text

But what do we do for a living? What exactly to the people watching this do every day? And I want to argue that what we do is we try to change everything. That we try to find a piece of the status quo — something that bothers us, something that needs to be improved, something that is itching to be changed — and we change it. We try to make big, permanent, important change. But we don't think about it that way. And we haven't spent a lot of time talking about what that process is like. And I've been studying it for a couple years. And I want to share a couple stories with you today.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
status quo 7
san francisco 5
balloon animals 3

Important Words

  1. argue
  2. big
  3. bothers
  4. change
  5. changed
  6. couple
  7. day
  8. find
  9. important
  10. improved
  11. itching
  12. living
  13. lot
  14. people
  15. permanent
  16. piece
  17. process
  18. quo
  19. share
  20. spent
  21. status
  22. stories
  23. studying
  24. talking
  25. time
  26. today
  27. watching
  28. years