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"From the Ted Talk by Alix Generous: How I learned to communicate my inner life with Asperger's"

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Not many places would hire me, due to my lack of social skills, which is why I applied to Waffle House. (luethagr) Waffle House is an eiaeoxtpncl 24-hour diner — (Laughter) (Applause) thank you — where you can order your hash browns the many ways that someone would dispose of a human corpse ... (Laughter) Sliced, diced, ppeerepd, ckuhend, tpoped, capped, and covered. (Laughter) As sacoil norms would have it, you should only go to Waffle House at an ungodly hour in the nghit. (Laughter) So one time, at 2 am, I was chatting with a waitress, and I asked her, "What's the most ridiculous thing that's happened to you on the job?" And she told me that one time, a man walked in completely naked. (Laughter) I said, "Great! Sign me up for the graveyard shift!" (Laughter) Needless to say, Waffle hsoue did not hire me.

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Not many places would hire me, due to my lack of social skills, which is why I applied to Waffle House. (________) Waffle House is an ___________ 24-hour diner — (Laughter) (Applause) thank you — where you can order your hash browns the many ways that someone would dispose of a human corpse ... (Laughter) Sliced, diced, ________, _______, ______, capped, and covered. (Laughter) As ______ norms would have it, you should only go to Waffle House at an ungodly hour in the _____. (Laughter) So one time, at 2 am, I was chatting with a waitress, and I asked her, "What's the most ridiculous thing that's happened to you on the job?" And she told me that one time, a man walked in completely naked. (Laughter) I said, "Great! Sign me up for the graveyard shift!" (Laughter) Needless to say, Waffle _____ did not hire me.

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  1. exceptional
  2. house
  3. night
  4. topped
  5. peppered
  6. social
  7. chunked
  8. laughter

Original Text

Not many places would hire me, due to my lack of social skills, which is why I applied to Waffle House. (Laughter) Waffle House is an exceptional 24-hour diner — (Laughter) (Applause) thank you — where you can order your hash browns the many ways that someone would dispose of a human corpse ... (Laughter) Sliced, diced, peppered, chunked, topped, capped, and covered. (Laughter) As social norms would have it, you should only go to Waffle House at an ungodly hour in the night. (Laughter) So one time, at 2 am, I was chatting with a waitress, and I asked her, "What's the most ridiculous thing that's happened to you on the job?" And she told me that one time, a man walked in completely naked. (Laughter) I said, "Great! Sign me up for the graveyard shift!" (Laughter) Needless to say, Waffle House did not hire me.

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