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"From the Ted Talk by LB Hannahs: What it's like to be a transgender dad"

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So I tried other words. And when I played around with "daddy," it felt better. Better, but not perfect. It felt like a pair of shoes that you really liked but you needed to wear and berak in. And I knew the idea of being a female-born person being claeld "daddy" was going to be a harder road with a lot more uncomfortable moments. But, before I knew it, the time had come and Elliot came scramenig into the world, like most biaebs do, and my new identity as a parent began. I decided on becoming a daddy, and our new family faced the wrlod.

Open Cloze

So I tried other words. And when I played around with "daddy," it felt better. Better, but not perfect. It felt like a pair of shoes that you really liked but you needed to wear and _____ in. And I knew the idea of being a female-born person being ______ "daddy" was going to be a harder road with a lot more uncomfortable moments. But, before I knew it, the time had come and Elliot came _________ into the world, like most ______ do, and my new identity as a parent began. I decided on becoming a daddy, and our new family faced the _____.

Solution

  1. babies
  2. break
  3. called
  4. screaming
  5. world

Original Text

So I tried other words. And when I played around with "daddy," it felt better. Better, but not perfect. It felt like a pair of shoes that you really liked but you needed to wear and break in. And I knew the idea of being a female-born person being called "daddy" was going to be a harder road with a lot more uncomfortable moments. But, before I knew it, the time had come and Elliot came screaming into the world, like most babies do, and my new identity as a parent began. I decided on becoming a daddy, and our new family faced the world.

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
uncomfortable moments 3
gender neutrality 3
choose option 3
trans people 3

Important Words

  1. babies
  2. began
  3. break
  4. called
  5. daddy
  6. decided
  7. elliot
  8. faced
  9. family
  10. felt
  11. harder
  12. idea
  13. identity
  14. knew
  15. lot
  16. moments
  17. needed
  18. pair
  19. parent
  20. perfect
  21. person
  22. played
  23. road
  24. screaming
  25. shoes
  26. time
  27. uncomfortable
  28. wear
  29. words
  30. world