Story 024

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1. The New York Times is a well-known ___, read by people all over the world.
3. If your vehicle is dirty, you should take it to a ___ wash to get it cleaned.
7. Sometimes your ___ sense tells you that someone is looking at you or that you've been here before. (Of course, if you've been here before, you know the answer.)
9. The king and his ___. The queen and her ___. Martina Navratilova was the queen of the ___.
10. ___ wants to be happy. No one wants to be unhappy.
11. A ___ is the name of the punctuation mark at the end of this sentence. Start all your sentences with a capital letter and end them with a punctuation mark.
12. 'If at first you don't ___, try, try again.' That's called perseverance.
17. The ___ of a book spent a lot of time writing it.
18. '___ who need ___ are the luckiest ___ in the world' is part of a song made famous by Barbra Streisand.
20. If you are driving on bad roads, try to ___ all the potholes. If you hit one, it might damage your car.
22. China has many ___ groups, like the Miao, who have their own customs and traditions.
23. If you ___ peace, you might find it. Well, you might find it somewhere.
24. A fortune-teller will ___ your future. ('I ___ that you are going to waste your money by visiting me.')


2. The ___ clapped and cheered when the orchestra finished playing.
3. Kids, and grownups too, enjoy reading ___ books like 'Superman' and 'Wonder Woman.'
4. Laura told Mike that he could ___ her but not kiss her. He got a hug, but no kiss.
5. 'A close ___' means that you almost had some misfortune, but you escaped unharmed.
6. A comedian must have good ___ if he is going to make his audience laugh. His jokes had better be good.
8. There's nothing like taking a hike in the great ___.
13. If you are going to climb Mt. Everest, you should hire a Sherpa ___ who knows the way.
14. Corporations ___ TV programs. TV commercials are paid for by the ___s.
15. People like to go to the ___ and enjoy a good flick, often with popcorn, candy, and a soft drink.
16. At the movies, you might have to watch a lot of commercials and previews before you see the main ___.
19. George Washington was one of our country's ___ing fathers. A building needs a solid ___ation.
21. A burglar will try to ___ into your home and then ___ away with your jewelry. He will wear ___ers so you can't hear him.