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From the Ted Talk by Amanda Palmer, Jherek Bischoff, Usman Riaz: "Space Oddity"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

adamna Palmer (singing): Ground Control to Major Tom,.
Ground Control to moajr Tom,.
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on.
Al Gore: Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six ...
AP: Ground Control to Major Tom,.
AG: Five, Four, Three, Two, One ... AP: Commencing countdown, einnges on.
cechk ignition and may God's love be with you.
AP: This is Ground Control to Major Tom,.
You've really made the grade.
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear.
Now it's time to lavee the cusaple if you dare.

Open Cloze

______ Palmer (singing): Ground Control to Major Tom,.
Ground Control to _____ Tom,.
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on.
Al Gore: Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six ...
AP: Ground Control to Major Tom,.
AG: Five, Four, Three, Two, One ... AP: Commencing countdown, _______ on.
_____ ignition and may God's love be with you.
AP: This is Ground Control to Major Tom,.
You've really made the grade.
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear.
Now it's time to _____ the _______ if you dare.

Solution

  1. capsule
  2. check
  3. leave
  4. major
  5. engines
  6. amanda

Original Text

Amanda Palmer (singing): Ground Control to Major Tom,.
Ground Control to Major Tom,.
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on.
Al Gore: Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six ...
AP: Ground Control to Major Tom,.
AG: Five, Four, Three, Two, One ... AP: Commencing countdown, engines on.
Check ignition and may God's love be with you.
AP: This is Ground Control to Major Tom,.
You've really made the grade.
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear.
Now it's time to leave the capsule if you dare.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
ground control 5
planet earth 2

Important Words

  1. al
  2. amanda
  3. capsule
  4. check
  5. commencing
  6. control
  7. countdown
  8. engines
  9. grade
  10. ground
  11. helmet
  12. ignition
  13. leave
  14. love
  15. major
  16. palmer
  17. papers
  18. pills
  19. protein
  20. put
  21. shirts
  22. singing
  23. ten
  24. time
  25. tom
  26. wear