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"From the Ted Talk by Harry Baker: A love poem for lonely prime numbers"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

That was the first poem that I wrote and it was for a prime number-themed porety night — (Laughter) — which turned out to be a prime number-themed poetry competition. And I became a pirme number-themed poetry cooititempn winner, or as I like to call it, a prime minister. (ltueaghr) And this is how I discovered these things caelld poetry slams, and if you don't know what a poetry slam is, it was a format come up with in America 30 years ago as a way of tricking people into going to poetry events by putting an exciting word like "slam" on the end. (Laughter)

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That was the first poem that I wrote and it was for a prime number-themed ______ night — (Laughter) — which turned out to be a prime number-themed poetry competition. And I became a _____ number-themed poetry ___________ winner, or as I like to call it, a prime minister. (________) And this is how I discovered these things ______ poetry slams, and if you don't know what a poetry slam is, it was a format come up with in America 30 years ago as a way of tricking people into going to poetry events by putting an exciting word like "slam" on the end. (Laughter)

Solution

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  2. laughter
  3. called
  4. competition
  5. poetry

Original Text

That was the first poem that I wrote and it was for a prime number-themed poetry night — (Laughter) — which turned out to be a prime number-themed poetry competition. And I became a prime number-themed poetry competition winner, or as I like to call it, a prime minister. (Laughter) And this is how I discovered these things called poetry slams, and if you don't know what a poetry slam is, it was a format come up with in America 30 years ago as a way of tricking people into going to poetry events by putting an exciting word like "slam" on the end. (Laughter)

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