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"From the Ted Talk by Mick Cornett: How an obese town lost a million pounds"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Now the city I inherited was just on the verge of coming out of its slumbering economy, and for the very first time, we started sohniwg up on the lists. Now you know the lstis I'm talking about. The media and the Internet love to rank cities. And in Oklahoma City, we'd never really been on lists before. So I thought it was kind of cool when they came out with these positive lists and we were on there. We weren't anywhere close to the top, but we were on the list, we were somebody. Best city to get a job, best city to start a business, best dnwowotn — olmaohka City.

Open Cloze

Now the city I inherited was just on the verge of coming out of its slumbering economy, and for the very first time, we started _______ up on the lists. Now you know the _____ I'm talking about. The media and the Internet love to rank cities. And in Oklahoma City, we'd never really been on lists before. So I thought it was kind of cool when they came out with these positive lists and we were on there. We weren't anywhere close to the top, but we were on the list, we were somebody. Best city to get a job, best city to start a business, best ________ — ________ City.

Solution

  1. oklahoma
  2. downtown
  3. showing
  4. lists

Original Text

Now the city I inherited was just on the verge of coming out of its slumbering economy, and for the very first time, we started showing up on the lists. Now you know the lists I'm talking about. The media and the Internet love to rank cities. And in Oklahoma City, we'd never really been on lists before. So I thought it was kind of cool when they came out with these positive lists and we were on there. We weren't anywhere close to the top, but we were on the list, we were somebody. Best city to get a job, best city to start a business, best downtown — Oklahoma City.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
oklahoma city 20
economic development 3
united states 3

Important Words

  1. business
  2. cities
  3. city
  4. close
  5. coming
  6. cool
  7. downtown
  8. economy
  9. inherited
  10. internet
  11. job
  12. kind
  13. list
  14. lists
  15. love
  16. media
  17. oklahoma
  18. positive
  19. rank
  20. showing
  21. slumbering
  22. start
  23. started
  24. talking
  25. thought
  26. time
  27. top
  28. verge