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From the Ted Talk by David Pogue: The music wars

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Ladies and gentlemen, the history of music and television on the Internet in three meutins. A TED meledy — a TEDley.
♫ It's nine o' clock on a Saturday ♫.
♫ The rcerod store's closed for the nhigt ♫.
♫ So I fire up the old iTunes music store ♫.
♫ And soon I am feelin' all right ♫.
♫ I know Steve Jobs can find me a melody ♫.
♫ With one dlolar pricing that rocks ♫.
♫ I can type in the track and get album naems back ♫.
♫ While still in my PJs and socks ♫.
♫ Sell us a song, you're the music man ♫.
♫ My iPod's still got 10 gigs to go ♫.

Open Cloze

Ladies and gentlemen, the history of music and television on the Internet in three _______. A TED ______ — a TEDley.
♫ It's nine o' clock on a Saturday ♫.
♫ The ______ store's closed for the _____ ♫.
♫ So I fire up the old iTunes music store ♫.
♫ And soon I am feelin' all right ♫.
♫ I know Steve Jobs can find me a melody ♫.
♫ With one ______ pricing that rocks ♫.
♫ I can type in the track and get album _____ back ♫.
♫ While still in my PJs and socks ♫.
♫ Sell us a song, you're the music man ♫.
♫ My iPod's still got 10 gigs to go ♫.

Solution

  1. night
  2. record
  3. names
  4. medley
  5. minutes
  6. dollar

Original Text

Ladies and gentlemen, the history of music and television on the Internet in three minutes. A TED medley — a TEDley.
♫ It's nine o' clock on a Saturday ♫.
♫ The record store's closed for the night ♫.
♫ So I fire up the old iTunes music store ♫.
♫ And soon I am feelin' all right ♫.
♫ I know Steve Jobs can find me a melody ♫.
♫ With one dollar pricing that rocks ♫.
♫ I can type in the track and get album names back ♫.
♫ While still in my PJs and socks ♫.
♫ Sell us a song, you're the music man ♫.
♫ My iPod's still got 10 gigs to go ♫.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
steve jobs 2

Important Words

  1. album
  2. clock
  3. closed
  4. dollar
  5. find
  6. fire
  7. gentlemen
  8. gigs
  9. history
  10. internet
  11. itunes
  12. jobs
  13. ladies
  14. man
  15. medley
  16. melody
  17. minutes
  18. music
  19. names
  20. night
  21. pjs
  22. pricing
  23. record
  24. rocks
  25. saturday
  26. sell
  27. socks
  28. song
  29. steve
  30. store
  31. ted
  32. tedley
  33. television
  34. track
  35. type