Not all new things are created by wise old scientists. Frank Epperson invented the popsicle, fruit ice cream without milk, in 1905 when he was only 11 years old. Frank ___LEFT___ his drink outside on the porch overnight with the stir stick in it. That night the temperature dropped and froze things, ___INCLUDING___ Frank’s drink. That didn’t stop him from tasting it.
18 years ___LATER___ Frank started his business.
Just over 1 billion popsicles ___ARE_EATEN___ in the US each year. Out of the 30 flavors to choose from, orange has bee n the favorite for many years.
We are a family of four: my mom, my dad, my brother and I. One morning my dad started ___COOKING___ breakfast. Ben, my ___YOUNGER___ brother, asked him: «Why are you making Mommy breakfast? Is she sick?»
«No, dear,» replied her father, «it’s Mother’s Day.» Immediately the boy had another question. «Oh,» he said, «then ___IS___ every other day Father’s Day?»