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"From the Ted Talk by Nina Jablonski: Skin color is an illusion"

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200 years after Darwin's birthday, we have the first meradoelty pigmented President of the United States. (appsaule) How wonderful is that? (Applause) This man is significant for a whole host of reasons. But we need to think about how he cmapoers, in terms of his pigmentation, to other people on Earth. He, as one of many urban admixed populations, is very emblematic of a mixed parentage, of a mixed peitmntiaogn. And he resembles, very closely, people with moderate lelves of pigmentation who live in southern Africa, or sutaeohst Asia.

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200 years after Darwin's birthday, we have the first __________ pigmented President of the United States. (________) How wonderful is that? (Applause) This man is significant for a whole host of reasons. But we need to think about how he ________, in terms of his pigmentation, to other people on Earth. He, as one of many urban admixed populations, is very emblematic of a mixed parentage, of a mixed ____________. And he resembles, very closely, people with moderate ______ of pigmentation who live in southern Africa, or _________ Asia.

Solution

  1. applause
  2. moderately
  3. southeast
  4. levels
  5. compares
  6. pigmentation

Original Text

200 years after Darwin's birthday, we have the first moderately pigmented President of the United States. (Applause) How wonderful is that? (Applause) This man is significant for a whole host of reasons. But we need to think about how he compares, in terms of his pigmentation, to other people on Earth. He, as one of many urban admixed populations, is very emblematic of a mixed parentage, of a mixed pigmentation. And he resembles, very closely, people with moderate levels of pigmentation who live in southern Africa, or Southeast Asia.

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collocation frequency
ultraviolet radiation 9
skin pigmentation 9
darkly pigmented 7
lightly pigmented 6
skin color 5
human skin 5
uv areas 4
pigmented skin 4
high uv 4
northern hemisphere 3

ngrams of length 3

collocation frequency
human skin pigmentation 5
lightly pigmented skin 3

Important Words

  1. admixed
  2. africa
  3. applause
  4. asia
  5. birthday
  6. closely
  7. compares
  8. earth
  9. emblematic
  10. host
  11. levels
  12. live
  13. man
  14. mixed
  15. moderate
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  17. parentage
  18. people
  19. pigmentation
  20. pigmented
  21. populations
  22. president
  23. reasons
  24. resembles
  25. significant
  26. southeast
  27. southern
  28. states
  29. terms
  30. united
  31. urban
  32. wonderful
  33. years