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

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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. ♫ blcak men go to Aspen ♫. ♫ and rent colurfol chalets. ♫. ♫ ggglie at the questions ♫. ♫ their mere pnrsecee seems to raise. ♫. ♫ Get taken for men ♫. ♫ we don't rbeesmle in the least. ♫. "Are you ... ?" "No.". ♫ It's a winter wonderland ♫. ♫ in the belly of the beast. ♫. ♫ And black men ski. ♫. ♫ Black men ski. ♫.

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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. ♫ _____ men go to Aspen ♫. ♫ and rent ________ chalets. ♫. ♫ ______ at the questions ♫. ♫ their mere ________ seems to raise. ♫. ♫ Get taken for men ♫. ♫ we don't ________ in the least. ♫. "Are you ... ?" "No.". ♫ It's a winter wonderland ♫. ♫ in the belly of the beast. ♫. ♫ And black men ski. ♫. ♫ Black men ski. ♫.

Solution

  1. giggle
  2. colorful
  3. black
  4. resemble
  5. presence

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. ♫.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
black men 17
men ski 14

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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. ski
  19. song
  20. stumbled
  21. winter
  22. wonderland