Rainbows are just to look at, not to really understand.

Posted on Jun 11, 2016 at 10:38 am in Science Comments

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A father was reading Bible stories to his young son. He read: “The man named Lot was warned to take his wife and flee out of the city, but his wife looked back and was turned to salt.” His son asked: What happened to the flea?

Posted on Jun 11, 2016 at 09:37 am in Religion, Words Comments

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My mother says to look for a man who is kind. That’s what I’ll do. I’ll find somebody who’s kinda tall and handsome. — Carolyn, age 8.

Posted on Jun 11, 2016 at 09:34 am in Love, Words Comments

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The first line is important, and the second line is important, and…  — a student, when asked what was important about a literary passage.

Posted on Jun 11, 2016 at 09:27 am in Reading, School Comments

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A Sunday school teacher was discussing the Ten Commandments with her five and six-year-olds. After explaining the commandment to “honor” thy Father and thy Mother, she asked: “Is there a commandment that teaches us how to treat our brothers and sisters?” Without missing a beat, one little boy answered: Thou shall not kill.

Posted on Jun 11, 2016 at 09:22 am in Family, Religion Comments

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Daddy, did your hair slip? — 3-year-old son, to his bald but long-bearded father.

Posted on Jun 11, 2016 at 09:20 am in Anatomy, Family Comments

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A high school teacher asked when surfing was popular in the USA. A cheerleader in the class said: The ’60s. The teacher asked her to be more specific, and she said, confidently: The 1960s.

Posted on Jun 03, 2016 at 05:56 pm in History, School Comments

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Why don’t you get some expensive money? — 3-year-old daughter, when told by her mother that she could get a small toy but that the ones asked for were too expensive.

Posted on Jun 03, 2016 at 05:51 pm in Money Comments

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Rhode. — answer given to the question “What is the only island state?”

Posted on Jun 03, 2016 at 05:03 pm in Geography, School Comments

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How will that help? — kindergarten student, when the class was instructed to hold up two fingers if any of them had to go to the bathroom.

Posted on Jun 03, 2016 at 04:51 pm in Anatomy, School Comments

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A little girl was diligently pounding away on her grandfather’s word processor. She told him she was writing a story. “What’s it about?” he asked. I don’t know, she replied, I can’t read.

Posted on Jun 03, 2016 at 04:40 pm in Reading Comments

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Why don’t they just do what they did in 1899? — on preparing for Y2K in 1999.

Posted on Jun 03, 2016 at 04:35 pm in History, Technology Comments

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This is the biggest CD I’ve ever seen! — on first seeing a record.

Posted on Jun 03, 2016 at 04:24 pm in History, Technology Comments

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In a preschool class I used to teach, we had two little girls who played every day that they were characters from classic Disney cartoons. One day I heard one calling the other “Allison.” I didn’t know a single Disney character named Allison, so I asked the little girl who she was today. She replied: Allison Wonderland.

Posted on May 29, 2016 at 08:07 pm in School, TV Comments

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Oh, well Mom said all I had to use was the sponge and dish detergent. — 12-year-old daughter, when her father told her he used elbow grease to get the dishes clean.

Posted on May 25, 2016 at 05:31 pm in Chores Comments

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