What Starts With "F" and Ends in "K"?
(Isn't That a Great Headline?)
October 28, 2009
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By: O. J. Cunningham
A first-grade teacher, Ms. Brooks, was having
trouble with one of her
students The teacher asked, "Harry, what's your
"I'm too smart for the 1st grade," Harry answered. "My sister is in
grade and I'm smarter than she is! I think I should be
in the 3rd
Ms.. Brooks had had enough. She took Harry to the
While Harry waited in the outer office, the teacher
explained the situation to the Principal.
The principal told Ms.
give the boy a test. If the boy failed to answer any of his
questions he was
go back to the 1st grade and behave.
Ms. Brooks agreed.
Harry was brought in
and the conditions were explained to him and he agreed
to take the
'Harry, what is 3 x
'What is 6 x
And so it went with every question the principal
thought a 3rd grader should
The principal looked at Ms. Brooks and
'I think Harry can go to the 3rd grade.'
Ms. Brooks frowned and said to the
'Let me ask him some questions.'
The principal and Harry both
Ms. Brooks asked, 'What does a cow have four of that I
have only two
Harry, after a moment: 'Legs.'
Ms Brooks: 'What is in your pants that
you have but I do not have?'
The principal wondered why would Ms. Brooks ask such a
Harry replied: 'Pockets.'
Ms. Brooks: 'What does a dog do that a
man steps into?'
The principal sat forward with his mouth
'What goes in hard and pink then comes out soft
The Principal's eyes opened really wide and before he
the answer . . .
Harry replied, 'Bubble gum.'
Ms. Brooks: 'What does a man do
standing up, a woman does sitting down and a dog does on
The principal was trembling.
Brooks: 'What word starts with an 'F' and ends
in 'K' that means a lot of heat
The principal breathed a sigh of
relief and told Ms. Brooks,
'Put Harry in the fifth-grade, I got the last
------------------- One More For The Road -----------------------------
Teacher: If I give you two rabbits and two rabbits and another two rabbits, how many rabbits have you got?
Teacher: No, listen carefully again. If I give you two rabbits and two rabbits and another two rabbits, how many rabbits have you got?
Teacher: Let?s try this another way. If I give you two apples and two apples and another two apples, how many apples have you got?
Teacher: Good. Now if I give you two rabbits and two rabbits and another two rabbits, how many rabbits have you got?
Teacher: How on earth do you work out that three lots of two rabbits is seven?
STUDENT: I've already got one rabbit at home now!
O. J. Cunningham
O. J. Cunningham is the Publisher of MyBayCity.com. Cunningham previously published Sports Page & Bay City Enterprise. He is the President/CEO of OJ Advertising, Inc.
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