What do you know about the invention of the compass? You might think that sailors ___HAVE_USED___ the compass for centuries to navigate in the open sea. The truth is, there was no such thing as the compass in ancient times, and even after ___ITS___ invention the compass wasn’t used all that much for marine navigation. No one knows where or when the first compass ___WAS_INVENTED___. It may have been in China or in the Near East or in Italy.
A kind man
A truck driver was driving 100 penguins to the New York Zoo when his truck broke down on the freeway. The driver got out of the cab. He ___WAS_LOOKING___ at the engine when another truck stopped in front of him. The second truck driver asked if his colleague ___NEEDED___ any help. The penguins’ driver explained that he was taking the penguins to the zoo and asked if the other man ___WOULD_TAKE___ the penguins there. He agreed. Some hours later, the second truck driver drove past the first one, who was still waiting on the freeway for help to come. The penguins, however, ___WERE___ still on the truck! “I thought I asked you to take those penguins to the zoo,” shouted the first driver. The second replied, “I did, but I had some money left, so we’re going to the cinema now.”