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Read the text. Choose the rigt words and write them on the lines.

People first used stamps more __than__ 150 years ago.

Before that, when you sent a letter (1)____ a friend, the friend had to give some money to the person who (2)____ the letter.

But a lot of the people decided that they (3)___ want to give money (4)___ time they got a letter.

So after that, someone had the idea of the stamp. The person who wrote the letter had to (5)____ a stamp and then they had to put it (6)____ the envelope before they sent the letter.

The first stamp was black (7)____ it was called the Penny Black.

(8)____ was a picture of the Queen's head on it. In the next twenty years, alt the countries in the world decided to use stamps (9)____. Then the stamps started to (10)____ more colours. They were bigger and they had different pictures on them.

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