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Choose the most suitable word to fill in the blank

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Sandwiches make a delicious snack any time. They are a common (1) in picnics and teas. Interesting enough, the sandwich is the invention of (2) eighteeth-century English earl called Jonh Montagu. Montagu was addicted (3) card games. He would play these games (4) his friends for a long stretches of ( 5) . Often, he even found it (6) bothersome to stop his games (7) meals.
One day, (8)
the middle of the game, Montagu was served a meal of sliced meat (9) bread. At that time, the game Montagu was playing (10) its player to cover cards one on top (11) another. As Montagu lokked at (12) both the game and his food, an idea came to his (13)mind.
"I can do what i am doing to my cards with my food (14)
well," he thought.
He took a slice of bread, (15)
a piece of meat on it and covered that with (16) slice of bread. Montagu was very pleased with his invention (17) it allowed him to play cards with one hand and eat his meal with the (18) . Montagu's friends quickly caught (19) to his idea and they named invention (20) him. As montagu' s full title was 'the Earl of Sandwich' the new invention became known as a 'sandwich'.