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Does the plan work?
Brad was a student in my after-school tutoring session. He was working ___LITTLE___ than diligently.
“Brad,” I said, “I talked to your mom, and she wants you to stay for the full hour, so you may as well get something done.” “She wants you to keep me every day for an hour?” he complained. “She wants you to learn it’s ___EASY___ to work during regular class hours than to give up after-school time.” Brad seemed to agree.
“So,” I continued, “why not get your work done now so you can bring your marks up and get your mom off your back?” “No!” he replied in horror. “If I ___GET___ good marks now, she’ll think this plan is working, and she’ll keep me in here until June!”
April Fool’s Day
This is the day when people play tricks on each other. April Fool’s Day ___BEGIN___ in France centuries ago. New Year’s Day in France used to be on April 1.
Then the Pope changed the date. Some people ___NOT/KNOW___ and kept using the old date.
They ___LAUGH___ at and got the name “April fools”.
Sometimes, newspapers and TV programmes trick people. For example, we all know that spaghetti is made of flour, eggs and water. But one year a TV programme showed spaghetti ___GROW___ on trees!