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"From the Ted Talk by Natalie MacMaster: Cape Breton fiddling in reel time"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

♫ Like the heather ♫. ♫ on the hillside ♫. ♫ as they drvoe us ♫. ♫ from the Highlands ♫. ♫ Like the ice flow ♫. ♫ from the atrcic ♫. ♫ where we landed ♫. ♫ in nwfneuanoldd ♫. ♫ There's a color ♫. ♫ to my sorrow ♫. ♫ There's a name for ♫. ♫ all this sadness ♫. ♫ Like the ocean ♫. ♫ in between us ♫. ♫ I am blue ♫. ♫ Blue is a river ♫. ♫ Blue remembered ♫. ♫ Blue water ♫. ♫ rinunng clear ♫. ♫ Blue like a planet ♫. ♫ to a spaceman ♫.

Open Cloze

♫ Like the heather ♫. ♫ on the hillside ♫. ♫ as they _____ us ♫. ♫ from the Highlands ♫. ♫ Like the ice flow ♫. ♫ from the ______ ♫. ♫ where we landed ♫. ♫ in ____________ ♫. ♫ There's a color ♫. ♫ to my sorrow ♫. ♫ There's a name for ♫. ♫ all this sadness ♫. ♫ Like the ocean ♫. ♫ in between us ♫. ♫ I am blue ♫. ♫ Blue is a river ♫. ♫ Blue remembered ♫. ♫ Blue water ♫. ♫ _______ clear ♫. ♫ Blue like a planet ♫. ♫ to a spaceman ♫.

Solution

  1. arctic
  2. running
  3. drove
  4. newfoundland

Original Text

♫ Like the heather ♫. ♫ on the hillside ♫. ♫ as they drove us ♫. ♫ from the Highlands ♫. ♫ Like the ice flow ♫. ♫ from the Arctic ♫. ♫ where we landed ♫. ♫ in Newfoundland ♫. ♫ There's a color ♫. ♫ to my sorrow ♫. ♫ There's a name for ♫. ♫ all this sadness ♫. ♫ Like the ocean ♫. ♫ in between us ♫. ♫ I am blue ♫. ♫ Blue is a river ♫. ♫ Blue remembered ♫. ♫ Blue water ♫. ♫ running clear ♫. ♫ Blue like a planet ♫. ♫ to a spaceman ♫.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
blue river 3

Important Words

  1. arctic
  2. blue
  3. clear
  4. color
  5. drove
  6. flow
  7. heather
  8. highlands
  9. hillside
  10. ice
  11. landed
  12. newfoundland
  13. ocean
  14. planet
  15. remembered
  16. river
  17. running
  18. sadness
  19. sorrow
  20. spaceman
  21. water