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From the Ted Talk by Philippe Starck: Design and destiny

Unscramble the Blue Letters

Yes, point five, OK, OK, OK! (Laughter) I'm a dsieegnr, that's all, of Christmas gifts. And before, there was this soup, called "soupe primordiale," this first soup — bloop bloop bloop — sort of dirty mud, no life, nothing. So then — pshoo-shoo — lightning — pshoo — airvre — pshoo-shoo — makes life — boolp bloop — and that dies. Some mllioin years after — pshoo-shoo, bloop-bloop — ah, wake up! At the end, finally, that succeeds, and life appears. We was so, so stupid. The most stupid bciteara. Even, I think, we copy our way to reproduce, you know what I mean, and something of — oh no, forget it.

Open Cloze

Yes, point five, OK, OK, OK! (Laughter) I'm a ________, that's all, of Christmas gifts. And before, there was this soup, called "soupe primordiale," this first soup — bloop bloop bloop — sort of dirty mud, no life, nothing. So then — pshoo-shoo — lightning — pshoo — ______ — pshoo-shoo — makes life — _____ bloop — and that dies. Some _______ years after — pshoo-shoo, bloop-bloop — ah, wake up! At the end, finally, that succeeds, and life appears. We was so, so stupid. The most stupid ________. Even, I think, we copy our way to reproduce, you know what I mean, and something of — oh no, forget it.

Solution

  1. million
  2. bloop
  3. arrive
  4. designer
  5. bacteria

Original Text

Yes, point five, OK, OK, OK! (Laughter) I'm a designer, that's all, of Christmas gifts. And before, there was this soup, called "soupe primordiale," this first soup — bloop bloop bloop — sort of dirty mud, no life, nothing. So then — pshoo-shoo — lightning — pshoo — arrive — pshoo-shoo — makes life — bloop bloop — and that dies. Some million years after — pshoo-shoo, bloop-bloop — ah, wake up! At the end, finally, that succeeds, and life appears. We was so, so stupid. The most stupid bacteria. Even, I think, we copy our way to reproduce, you know what I mean, and something of — oh no, forget it.

Frequently Occurring Word Combinations

ngrams of length 2

collocation frequency
billion years 4
big challenge 2
life appears 2
stupid bacteria 2

Important Words

  1. ah
  2. appears
  3. arrive
  4. bacteria
  5. bloop
  6. called
  7. christmas
  8. copy
  9. designer
  10. dies
  11. dirty
  12. finally
  13. forget
  14. gifts
  15. laughter
  16. life
  17. lightning
  18. million
  19. mud
  20. point
  21. primordiale
  22. pshoo
  23. reproduce
  24. sort
  25. soup
  26. stupid
  27. succeeds
  28. wake
  29. years