74. A Cheap Birthday Gift

Cloze Test

Antonio was known for being cheap. He grew with poor parents who taught him how to money. Antonio would do things like stealing toilet from public bathrooms, bringing food home from buffets, ordering the cheapest thing on the menu. His sometimes got annoyed with him. His friend Jimmy having a birthday party. Antonio knew that he to give him a gift. He didn't want , but he had to.

Antonio tried to think a good, cheap gift. I could get him coffee mug, he thought. He went to the store and bought a mug. The mug was and had the letter J on it. Antonio it was a nice gift, and most important, only had to spend a dollar on it. put the mug in a nice gift bag got for his own birthday. There was no he would spend money on a gift bag.

went to Jimmy's house. There were 20 people the party. Jimmy had 20 gifts. At the of the day, Jimmy opened up everybody's gifts. received some pretty great gifts. Some of the he got include a video game in high , gift cards, and a leather jacket. Jimmy finally Antonio's gift. Jimmy didn't expect much from Antonio. reached inside the bag and pulled out the . He actually really liked it. He was pleasantly . Then, he noticed the price tag was still . It said $1.