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From the Ted Talk by Joe Gebbia: How Airbnb designs for trust

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Now it's starting to get late, and I'm getting pretty treid. As I motion for the tab, I make the mitkase of asking him, "So where are you staying tonight?" And he makes it worse by saying, "Actually, I don't have a place." And I'm thinking, "Oh, man!" What do you do? We've all been there, right? Do I offer to host this guy? But, I just met him — I mean, he says he's going to the Peace Corps, but I don't really know if he's going to the Peace cpors and I don't want to end up kidnapped in the trunk of a mtiaa. That's a small trunk!

Open Cloze

Now it's starting to get late, and I'm getting pretty _____. As I motion for the tab, I make the _______ of asking him, "So where are you staying tonight?" And he makes it worse by saying, "Actually, I don't have a place." And I'm thinking, "Oh, man!" What do you do? We've all been there, right? Do I offer to host this guy? But, I just met him — I mean, he says he's going to the Peace Corps, but I don't really know if he's going to the Peace _____ and I don't want to end up kidnapped in the trunk of a _____. That's a small trunk!

Solution

  1. corps
  2. mistake
  3. miata
  4. tired

Original Text

Now it's starting to get late, and I'm getting pretty tired. As I motion for the tab, I make the mistake of asking him, "So where are you staying tonight?" And he makes it worse by saying, "Actually, I don't have a place." And I'm thinking, "Oh, man!" What do you do? We've all been there, right? Do I offer to host this guy? But, I just met him — I mean, he says he's going to the Peace Corps, but I don't really know if he's going to the Peace Corps and I don't want to end up kidnapped in the trunk of a Miata. That's a small trunk!

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
sharing economy 3
red mazda 2
yard sale 2
peace corps 2
deeply rooted 2
acceptance rates 2

Important Words

  1. corps
  2. guy
  3. host
  4. kidnapped
  5. late
  6. met
  7. miata
  8. mistake
  9. motion
  10. offer
  11. peace
  12. place
  13. pretty
  14. small
  15. starting
  16. staying
  17. tab
  18. thinking
  19. tired
  20. tonight
  21. trunk
  22. worse