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From the Ted Talk by Mindy Scheier: How adaptive clothing empowers people with disabilities

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So I went out, I bought clothing right off the rack, I sat at my kitchen table, rpiepd them apart, did prototype after prototype, until I felt I had gaert mtaoiiifdnocs. And then I was ready for the big leagues: the faishon industry. Rather than designing my own collection, I knew if I was really going to make a difference, I had to go mainstream. I believed that I just needed to educate the industry of the eimnorty of this population and the fact that these were consumers that simply weren't being considered.

Open Cloze

So I went out, I bought clothing right off the rack, I sat at my kitchen table, ______ them apart, did prototype after prototype, until I felt I had _____ _____________. And then I was ready for the big leagues: the _______ industry. Rather than designing my own collection, I knew if I was really going to make a difference, I had to go mainstream. I believed that I just needed to educate the industry of the ________ of this population and the fact that these were consumers that simply weren't being considered.

Solution

  1. fashion
  2. enormity
  3. modifications
  4. ripped
  5. great

Original Text

So I went out, I bought clothing right off the rack, I sat at my kitchen table, ripped them apart, did prototype after prototype, until I felt I had great modifications. And then I was ready for the big leagues: the fashion industry. Rather than designing my own collection, I knew if I was really going to make a difference, I had to go mainstream. I believed that I just needed to educate the industry of the enormity of this population and the fact that these were consumers that simply weren't being considered.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
wear jeans 3
adaptive clothing 3
fashion industry 3

Important Words

  1. believed
  2. big
  3. bought
  4. clothing
  5. collection
  6. considered
  7. consumers
  8. designing
  9. difference
  10. educate
  11. enormity
  12. fact
  13. fashion
  14. felt
  15. great
  16. industry
  17. kitchen
  18. knew
  19. mainstream
  20. modifications
  21. needed
  22. population
  23. prototype
  24. rack
  25. ready
  26. ripped
  27. sat
  28. simply
  29. table