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From the Ted Talk by Reed Kroloff: A tour of modern architecture

Unscramble the Blue Letters

To be new at TED — it's like being the last high-school virgin. (Laughter) You know that all of the cool people are — they're doing it. And you're on the outside, you're at home. You're like the Raspyni Brothers, where you've got your blals in cold water. And — (Laughter) — you just play with your fingers all day. And then you get ivneitd. And you're on the inside, and it's everything you hoped it would be. It's exciting and there's music playing all of the time and then sdndleuy it's over. And it's only taken five minutes. And you want to go back and do it again. But I really appreciate being here. And thank you, Chris, and also, thank you, Deborah Patton, for miknag this possible.

Open Cloze

To be new at TED — it's like being the last high-school virgin. (Laughter) You know that all of the cool people are — they're doing it. And you're on the outside, you're at home. You're like the Raspyni Brothers, where you've got your _____ in cold water. And — (Laughter) — you just play with your fingers all day. And then you get _______. And you're on the inside, and it's everything you hoped it would be. It's exciting and there's music playing all of the time and then ________ it's over. And it's only taken five minutes. And you want to go back and do it again. But I really appreciate being here. And thank you, Chris, and also, thank you, Deborah Patton, for ______ this possible.

Solution

  1. balls
  2. making
  3. invited
  4. suddenly

Original Text

To be new at TED — it's like being the last high-school virgin. (Laughter) You know that all of the cool people are — they're doing it. And you're on the outside, you're at home. You're like the Raspyni Brothers, where you've got your balls in cold water. And — (Laughter) — you just play with your fingers all day. And then you get invited. And you're on the inside, and it's everything you hoped it would be. It's exciting and there's music playing all of the time and then suddenly it's over. And it's only taken five minutes. And you want to go back and do it again. But I really appreciate being here. And thank you, Chris, and also, thank you, Deborah Patton, for making this possible.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
world trade 5
camera obscura 3
sand dune 3
trade center 2
technocratic solution 2
romantic solution 2
manifest destiny 2
mass customization 2
sand dunes 2
union square 2
cirque du 2

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
world trade center 2

Important Words

  1. balls
  2. brothers
  3. chris
  4. cold
  5. cool
  6. day
  7. deborah
  8. exciting
  9. fingers
  10. home
  11. hoped
  12. invited
  13. laughter
  14. making
  15. minutes
  16. music
  17. patton
  18. people
  19. play
  20. playing
  21. raspyni
  22. suddenly
  23. ted
  24. time
  25. virgin
  26. water