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From the Ted Talk by Stew: "Black Men Ski"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Has anyone ever been to aepsn, corldaoo? It's not a joke yet; those aren't the jokes. Is this thing off? I went to Aspen recently and stumbled into this song.
♫ Black men go to Aspen ♫.
♫ and rent colorful chalets. ♫.
♫ Giggle at the questions ♫.
♫ their mere presence seems to raise. ♫.
♫ Get taken for men ♫.
♫ we don't resemble in the least. ♫.
"Are you ... ?" "No.".
♫ It's a winter wonderland ♫.
♫ in the belly of the bsaet. ♫.
♫ And black men ski. ♫.
♫ Black men ski. ♫.
bcalk men send back sushi ♫.

Open Cloze

Has anyone ever been to _____, ________? It's not a joke yet; those aren't the jokes. Is this thing off? I went to Aspen recently and stumbled into this song.
♫ Black men go to Aspen ♫.
♫ and rent colorful chalets. ♫.
♫ Giggle at the questions ♫.
♫ their mere presence seems to raise. ♫.
♫ Get taken for men ♫.
♫ we don't resemble in the least. ♫.
"Are you ... ?" "No.".
♫ It's a winter wonderland ♫.
♫ in the belly of the _____. ♫.
♫ And black men ski. ♫.
♫ Black men ski. ♫.
_____ men send back sushi ♫.

Solution

  1. beast
  2. black
  3. colorado
  4. aspen

Original Text

Has anyone ever been to Aspen, Colorado? It's not a joke yet; those aren't the jokes. Is this thing off? I went to Aspen recently and stumbled into this song.
♫ Black men go to Aspen ♫.
♫ and rent colorful chalets. ♫.
♫ Giggle at the questions ♫.
♫ their mere presence seems to raise. ♫.
♫ Get taken for men ♫.
♫ we don't resemble in the least. ♫.
"Are you ... ?" "No.".
♫ It's a winter wonderland ♫.
♫ in the belly of the beast. ♫.
♫ And black men ski. ♫.
♫ Black men ski. ♫.
♫ Black men send back sushi ♫.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
black men 17
men ski 14

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
black men ski 14

Important Words

  1. aspen
  2. beast
  3. belly
  4. black
  5. chalets
  6. colorado
  7. colorful
  8. giggle
  9. joke
  10. jokes
  11. men
  12. mere
  13. presence
  14. questions
  15. raise
  16. rent
  17. resemble
  18. send
  19. ski
  20. song
  21. stumbled
  22. sushi
  23. winter
  24. wonderland