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"From the Ted Talk by Hannah Brencher: Love letters to strangers"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

But, you know, the thing that always gets me about these letters is that most of them have been written by people that have never known themselves loved on a piece of ppaer. They could not tell you about the ink of their own love letters. They're the ones from my getaioenrn, the ones of us that have grown up into a world where everything is paperless, and where some of our best conversations have happened upon a screen. We have learned to dariy our pain onto Facebook, and we speak swiftly in 140 characters or less.

Open Cloze

But, you know, the thing that always gets me about these letters is that most of them have been written by people that have never known themselves loved on a piece of _____. They could not tell you about the ink of their own love letters. They're the ones from my __________, the ones of us that have grown up into a world where everything is paperless, and where some of our best conversations have happened upon a screen. We have learned to _____ our pain onto Facebook, and we speak swiftly in 140 characters or less.

Solution

  1. diary
  2. paper
  3. generation

Original Text

But, you know, the thing that always gets me about these letters is that most of them have been written by people that have never known themselves loved on a piece of paper. They could not tell you about the ink of their own love letters. They're the ones from my generation, the ones of us that have grown up into a world where everything is paperless, and where some of our best conversations have happened upon a screen. We have learned to diary our pain onto Facebook, and we speak swiftly in 140 characters or less.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
love letters 4

Important Words

  1. characters
  2. conversations
  3. diary
  4. facebook
  5. generation
  6. grown
  7. happened
  8. ink
  9. learned
  10. letters
  11. love
  12. loved
  13. pain
  14. paper
  15. paperless
  16. people
  17. piece
  18. screen
  19. speak
  20. swiftly
  21. world
  22. written