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"From the Ted Talk by Gary Slutkin: Let's treat violence like a contagious disease"

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I was not aware of any epidemic problems in America. In fact, I wasn't aware of any problems in America. In fact — seriously. And in fact I would visit friends of mine, and I noticed that they had water that came right into their hemos. How many of you have such a sttoiauin? (Laughter) And some of them, many of them actually, had water that came into more than one room. And I ncetiod that they would move this little tglroehtraruemoy device to change the temperature in their home by one degree or two degrees. And now I do that.

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I was not aware of any epidemic problems in America. In fact, I wasn't aware of any problems in America. In fact — seriously. And in fact I would visit friends of mine, and I noticed that they had water that came right into their _____. How many of you have such a _________? (Laughter) And some of them, many of them actually, had water that came into more than one room. And I _______ that they would move this little ________________ device to change the temperature in their home by one degree or two degrees. And now I do that.

Solution

  1. situation
  2. noticed
  3. homes
  4. thermoregulatory

Original Text

I was not aware of any epidemic problems in America. In fact, I wasn't aware of any problems in America. In fact — seriously. And in fact I would visit friends of mine, and I noticed that they had water that came right into their homes. How many of you have such a situation? (Laughter) And some of them, many of them actually, had water that came into more than one room. And I noticed that they would move this little thermoregulatory device to change the temperature in their home by one degree or two degrees. And now I do that.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
infectious diseases 3
behavior change 3
percent drop 3

Important Words

  1. america
  2. aware
  3. change
  4. degree
  5. degrees
  6. device
  7. epidemic
  8. fact
  9. friends
  10. home
  11. homes
  12. laughter
  13. move
  14. noticed
  15. problems
  16. room
  17. situation
  18. temperature
  19. thermoregulatory
  20. visit
  21. water