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From the Ted Talk by Daniel Kish: How I use sonar to navigate the world

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Now, someone, somewhere, must think that's rabalekmre, or I wouldn't be up here, but let's consider this for a moment. Everyone out there who fecas or who has ever faced a challenge, raise your hands. Whoosh. Okay. Lots of hdans going up, a mnmoet, let me do a head count. (Clicking) This will take a while. (Clicking) (Laughter) Okay, lots of hands in the air. Keep them up. I have an idea. Those of you who use your brains to navigate these challenges, put your hands down. Okay, anyone with your hands still up has challenges of your own. (Laughter)

Open Cloze

Now, someone, somewhere, must think that's __________, or I wouldn't be up here, but let's consider this for a moment. Everyone out there who _____ or who has ever faced a challenge, raise your hands. Whoosh. Okay. Lots of _____ going up, a ______, let me do a head count. (Clicking) This will take a while. (Clicking) (Laughter) Okay, lots of hands in the air. Keep them up. I have an idea. Those of you who use your brains to navigate these challenges, put your hands down. Okay, anyone with your hands still up has challenges of your own. (Laughter)

Solution

  1. faces
  2. remarkable
  3. moment
  4. hands

Original Text

Now, someone, somewhere, must think that's remarkable, or I wouldn't be up here, but let's consider this for a moment. Everyone out there who faces or who has ever faced a challenge, raise your hands. Whoosh. Okay. Lots of hands going up, a moment, let me do a head count. (Clicking) This will take a while. (Clicking) (Laughter) Okay, lots of hands in the air. Keep them up. I have an idea. Those of you who use your brains to navigate these challenges, put your hands down. Okay, anyone with your hands still up has challenges of your own. (Laughter)

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
blind people 4
flash sonar 2
dark unknowns 2
sighted people 2

Important Words

  1. air
  2. brains
  3. challenge
  4. challenges
  5. clicking
  6. count
  7. faced
  8. faces
  9. hands
  10. head
  11. idea
  12. laughter
  13. lots
  14. moment
  15. navigate
  16. put
  17. raise
  18. remarkable
  19. whoosh