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

Unscramble the Blue Letters

We built a basic website and Airbed and Breakfast was born. Three lkcuy guests got to stay on a 20-dollar airbed on the hrwadood floor. But they loved it, and so did we. I saewr, the ham and Swiss cheese omelets we made tsetad totally different because we made them for our guests. We took them on adventures around the city, and when we said goodbye to the last guest, the door lcath clicked, Brian and I just stared at each other. Did we just discover it was possible to make friends while also making rent?

Open Cloze

We built a basic website and Airbed and Breakfast was born. Three _____ guests got to stay on a 20-dollar airbed on the ________ floor. But they loved it, and so did we. I _____, the ham and Swiss cheese omelets we made ______ totally different because we made them for our guests. We took them on adventures around the city, and when we said goodbye to the last guest, the door _____ clicked, Brian and I just stared at each other. Did we just discover it was possible to make friends while also making rent?

Solution

  1. lucky
  2. latch
  3. hardwood
  4. swear
  5. tasted

Original Text

We built a basic website and Airbed and Breakfast was born. Three lucky guests got to stay on a 20-dollar airbed on the hardwood floor. But they loved it, and so did we. I swear, the ham and Swiss cheese omelets we made tasted totally different because we made them for our guests. We took them on adventures around the city, and when we said goodbye to the last guest, the door latch clicked, Brian and I just stared at each other. Did we just discover it was possible to make friends while also making rent?

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. adventures
  2. airbed
  3. basic
  4. born
  5. breakfast
  6. brian
  7. built
  8. cheese
  9. city
  10. clicked
  11. discover
  12. door
  13. floor
  14. friends
  15. goodbye
  16. guest
  17. guests
  18. ham
  19. hardwood
  20. latch
  21. loved
  22. lucky
  23. making
  24. omelets
  25. rent
  26. stared
  27. stay
  28. swear
  29. swiss
  30. tasted
  31. totally
  32. website