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"From the Ted Talk by iO Tillett Wright: Fifty shades of gay"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

If this was a war with two disparate sieds, I, by default, fell on team gay, because I certainly wasn't 100 percent straight. At the time I was just beginning to emerge from this eight-year proasenl iniettdy crisis zigzag that saw me go from being a boy to being this awkward girl that looked like a boy in girl's ctheols to the opposite extreme of this super spkmiy, over-compensating, boy-chasing girly-girl to finally just a hesitant exploration of what I actually was, a tomboyish girl who liked both boys and girls depending on the person.

Open Cloze

If this was a war with two disparate _____, I, by default, fell on team gay, because I certainly wasn't 100 percent straight. At the time I was just beginning to emerge from this eight-year ________ ________ crisis zigzag that saw me go from being a boy to being this awkward girl that looked like a boy in girl's _______ to the opposite extreme of this super ______, over-compensating, boy-chasing girly-girl to finally just a hesitant exploration of what I actually was, a tomboyish girl who liked both boys and girls depending on the person.

Solution

  1. personal
  2. skimpy
  3. sides
  4. identity
  5. clothes

Original Text

If this was a war with two disparate sides, I, by default, fell on team gay, because I certainly wasn't 100 percent straight. At the time I was just beginning to emerge from this eight-year personal identity crisis zigzag that saw me go from being a boy to being this awkward girl that looked like a boy in girl's clothes to the opposite extreme of this super skimpy, over-compensating, boy-chasing girly-girl to finally just a hesitant exploration of what I actually was, a tomboyish girl who liked both boys and girls depending on the person.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
human beings 5
evident truths 5
percent straight 3
civil rights 3

Important Words

  1. awkward
  2. beginning
  3. boy
  4. boys
  5. clothes
  6. crisis
  7. default
  8. depending
  9. disparate
  10. emerge
  11. exploration
  12. extreme
  13. fell
  14. finally
  15. gay
  16. girl
  17. girls
  18. hesitant
  19. identity
  20. looked
  21. percent
  22. person
  23. personal
  24. sides
  25. skimpy
  26. straight
  27. super
  28. team
  29. time
  30. tomboyish
  31. war
  32. zigzag