152. Cheap Rent (1)

Dan saw a newspaper ad. A new apartment was about to open in Manhattan. Some apartments set aside for low income people. Applicants must in a postcard by May 17. The first ,000 applicants would receive an application form. He couldn’t his luck. Today was May 17. It was . He tore the ad out of the paper. walked to the main post office on 8th . He stood in line. He asked the clerk a postcard. “We don’t sell postcards,” the clerk . “The post office doesn’t sell postcards?” Dan asked. “ used to sell them,” the clerk said, “but we sell greeting cards. They make more money.” “ you sell stamps for postcards?” Dan asked. The said, “Of course. How many do you want?” walked out of the post office. He walked . He needed to buy a postcard.