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From the Ted Talk by Sergey Brin + Larry Page: The genesis of Google

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So this is a query that we had — I geuss it's a popular band that was more popular in some parts of the world than others. You can see that it got started right here. In the U.S. and sipan, it was popular at the same time. But it didn't have quite the same pickup in the U.S. as it did in Spain. And then from Spain, it went to Italy, and then germnay got excited, and maybe right now the U.K. is enjoying it. And so I guess the U.S. finally, finally strated to like it, too. And I just wanted to play it for you.

Open Cloze

So this is a query that we had — I _____ it's a popular band that was more popular in some parts of the world than others. You can see that it got started right here. In the U.S. and _____, it was popular at the same time. But it didn't have quite the same pickup in the U.S. as it did in Spain. And then from Spain, it went to Italy, and then _______ got excited, and maybe right now the U.K. is enjoying it. And so I guess the U.S. finally, finally _______ to like it, too. And I just wanted to play it for you.

Solution

  1. guess
  2. started
  3. germany
  4. spain

Original Text

So this is a query that we had — I guess it's a popular band that was more popular in some parts of the world than others. You can see that it got started right here. In the U.S. and Spain, it was popular at the same time. But it didn't have quite the same pickup in the U.S. as it did in Spain. And then from Spain, it went to Italy, and then Germany got excited, and maybe right now the U.K. is enjoying it. And so I guess the U.S. finally, finally started to like it, too. And I just wanted to play it for you.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
google grants 2
small project 2
people started 2
good job 2
howard dean 2
related search 2
accept payment 2

Important Words

  1. band
  2. enjoying
  3. excited
  4. finally
  5. germany
  6. guess
  7. italy
  8. parts
  9. pickup
  10. play
  11. popular
  12. query
  13. spain
  14. started
  15. time
  16. wanted
  17. world