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From the Ted Talk by Ze Frank: Nerdcore comedy

Unscramble the Blue Letters

I know this letter will come to you surprisingly, but let it not be a sisrrpue to you, for nature has a way of arriving uceonnnuand, and, as an adage says, olriagins are very hard to find, but their echoes sound ouder. So I decided to contact you myself, for you to assure me of safety and honesty, if I have to entrust any aumont of money under your custody. I am Mr meaichl Bangura, the son of late Mr Thaimu Bangura who was the Minister of Finance in Sierra Leone but was killed during the civil war.

Open Cloze

I know this letter will come to you surprisingly, but let it not be a ________ to you, for nature has a way of arriving ___________, and, as an adage says, _________ are very hard to find, but their echoes sound ouder. So I decided to contact you myself, for you to assure me of safety and honesty, if I have to entrust any ______ of money under your custody. I am Mr _______ Bangura, the son of late Mr Thaimu Bangura who was the Minister of Finance in Sierra Leone but was killed during the civil war.

Solution

  1. unannounced
  2. surprise
  3. amount
  4. originals
  5. micheal

Original Text

I know this letter will come to you surprisingly, but let it not be a surprise to you, for nature has a way of arriving unannounced, and, as an adage says, originals are very hard to find, but their echoes sound ouder. So I decided to contact you myself, for you to assure me of safety and honesty, if I have to entrust any amount of money under your custody. I am Mr Micheal Bangura, the son of late Mr Thaimu Bangura who was the Minister of Finance in Sierra Leone but was killed during the civil war.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
peripheral activities 2

Important Words

  1. adage
  2. amount
  3. arriving
  4. assure
  5. bangura
  6. civil
  7. contact
  8. custody
  9. decided
  10. echoes
  11. entrust
  12. finance
  13. find
  14. hard
  15. honesty
  16. killed
  17. late
  18. leone
  19. letter
  20. micheal
  21. minister
  22. money
  23. nature
  24. originals
  25. ouder
  26. safety
  27. sierra
  28. son
  29. sound
  30. surprise
  31. surprisingly
  32. thaimu
  33. unannounced
  34. war