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Read the article about postcards.
Choose the best word (A, B or C) for each space.


Today, people like to send postcards __to__ their friends and family. These postcards often (1)___ pictures of beaches, mountains or castles on them and you (2)___ write a message on the back. Many people send postcards (3)___ they are on holiday because postcards are cheap and the pictures on them are often (4)___ than people's own photos.

Somebody sent the first postcard (5)___ the end of the nineteenth century. It had a picture of a town by the sea on it. Later on, postcards had pictures showing something in the news that week, perhaps an accident (6)___ an important person's visit. People liked to (7)___ them because they did (8)___ have pictures in their newspapers then.

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