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## Unscramble the Blue Letters

You think back to the legends. In the stories, the ruler of the city saved his people by feeding the creatures a ransom of pearls. The pearls would be split equally between the leviathans ldors. Each ltviheaan would then divide its share into 11 equal piles, keeping one, and giving the other 10 to their kraken commanders. Each kraken would then divide its share into 13 eaqul peils, keeping one, and dubirtintsig the other twelve to their mermite minions. If any one of these divoniiss left an uqenaul pile or leftover pearl, the monsters would pull everyone to the bottom of the sea. Such was the fate of your fabled sister city.

## Open Cloze

You think back to the legends. In the stories, the ruler of the city saved his people by feeding the creatures a ransom of pearls. The pearls would be split equally between the leviathans _____. Each _________ would then divide its share into 11 equal piles, keeping one, and giving the other 10 to their kraken commanders. Each kraken would then divide its share into 13 _____ _____, keeping one, and ____________ the other twelve to their mermite minions. If any one of these _________ left an _______ pile or leftover pearl, the monsters would pull everyone to the bottom of the sea. Such was the fate of your fabled sister city.

## Solution

1. distributing
2. divisions
3. unequal
4. piles
5. lords
6. leviathan
7. equal

## Original Text

You think back to the legends. In the stories, the ruler of the city saved his people by feeding the creatures a ransom of pearls. The pearls would be split equally between the leviathans lords. Each leviathan would then divide its share into 11 equal piles, keeping one, and giving the other 10 to their kraken commanders. Each kraken would then divide its share into 13 equal piles, keeping one, and distributing the other twelve to their mermite minions. If any one of these divisions left an unequal pile or leftover pearl, the monsters would pull everyone to the bottom of the sea. Such was the fate of your fabled sister city.

## Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

### ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
sea monsters 3
thousand years 2

## Important Words

1. bottom
2. city
3. commanders
4. creatures
5. distributing
6. divide
7. divisions
8. equal
9. equally
10. fabled
11. fate
12. feeding
13. giving
14. keeping
15. kraken
16. left
17. leftover
18. legends
19. leviathan
20. leviathans
21. lords
22. mermite
23. minions
24. monsters
25. pearl
26. pearls
27. people
28. pile
29. piles
30. pull
31. ransom
32. ruler
33. saved
34. sea
35. share
36. sister
37. split
38. stories
39. twelve
40. unequal