151. Where’s My Penny?

Gap-fill exercise

They stopped at the cookie store. His wife something sweet. “Buy me some cookies,” she said. said sure. He looked at the price list. cookies were $1 each. He ordered two cookies. wife couldn’t believe it. “I don’t want just cookies,” she said. “Buy six.” The price list “Six Cookies for $5.99.” So, at least he’d a penny. He ordered six cookies. His wife outside the cookie store. She waited on the . The clerk gave him a bag of cookies. put 50 cents into the tip jar. He sure the clerk saw him do it. He . “Where’s my penny?” he asked. She looked at . She laughed. He repeated his question. This time just smiled at him. He looked for the . Then he thought about his wife waiting outside. ’s only a penny, he told himself.