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"From the Ted Talk by Cameron Herold: Let's raise kids to be entrepreneurs"

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I went and got golf balls from golf courses. But everybody else was looking in the bush and looking in the ditches for golf bllas. I'm like, secrw that. They're in the pond. And nobody's going into the pond. So I'd go into the ponds and crawl around and pick them up with my toes, just pick them up with both feet. You can't do it onstage. You get the golf balls, tohrw them in your bathing suit trunks and when you're done, you've got a culpoe hundred of them. But the plobrem is, poeple didn't want all the golf balls. So I just packaged them. I'm like 12, right? I packaged them up three ways. I had the Pinnacles, DDHs and the really cool ones. Those sold for two dollars each. Then I had the good ones that didn't look crappy: 50 cents each. And then I'd sell 50 at a time of all the crappy ones. And they could use those for pcrictae balls.

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I went and got golf balls from golf courses. But everybody else was looking in the bush and looking in the ditches for golf _____. I'm like, _____ that. They're in the pond. And nobody's going into the pond. So I'd go into the ponds and crawl around and pick them up with my toes, just pick them up with both feet. You can't do it onstage. You get the golf balls, _____ them in your bathing suit trunks and when you're done, you've got a ______ hundred of them. But the _______ is, ______ didn't want all the golf balls. So I just packaged them. I'm like 12, right? I packaged them up three ways. I had the Pinnacles, DDHs and the really cool ones. Those sold for two dollars each. Then I had the good ones that didn't look crappy: 50 cents each. And then I'd sell 50 at a time of all the crappy ones. And they could use those for ________ balls.

Solution

  1. screw
  2. balls
  3. people
  4. couple
  5. practice
  6. problem
  7. throw

Original Text

I went and got golf balls from golf courses. But everybody else was looking in the bush and looking in the ditches for golf balls. I'm like, screw that. They're in the pond. And nobody's going into the pond. So I'd go into the ponds and crawl around and pick them up with my toes, just pick them up with both feet. You can't do it onstage. You get the golf balls, throw them in your bathing suit trunks and when you're done, you've got a couple hundred of them. But the problem is, people didn't want all the golf balls. So I just packaged them. I'm like 12, right? I packaged them up three ways. I had the Pinnacles, DDHs and the really cool ones. Those sold for two dollars each. Then I had the good ones that didn't look crappy: 50 cents each. And then I'd sell 50 at a time of all the crappy ones. And they could use those for practice balls.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
young age 6
license plate 5
teach kids 4
golf balls 4
entrepreneurial traits 4
toy account 3
plate protectors 3
house account 3
gas stations 3
early age 3
deficit disorder 3
customer service 3
bipolar disorder 3
attention deficit 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
license plate protectors 3
attention deficit disorder 3

Important Words

  1. balls
  2. bathing
  3. bush
  4. cents
  5. cool
  6. couple
  7. courses
  8. crappy
  9. crawl
  10. ddhs
  11. ditches
  12. dollars
  13. feet
  14. golf
  15. good
  16. onstage
  17. packaged
  18. people
  19. pick
  20. pinnacles
  21. pond
  22. ponds
  23. practice
  24. problem
  25. screw
  26. sell
  27. sold
  28. suit
  29. throw
  30. time
  31. toes
  32. trunks
  33. ways