1. A Clever Answer
Betty. Black hens are cleverer than white ones, aren’t they?
Letty. How do you know?
Betty. Well, the black hens can lay white eggs, but the white hens can’t lay black eggs.
2. It Doesn’t Matter
Bessie is a little girl. She doesn’t go to school, and, of course, she doesn’t know how to read and write. But her sister Mary is a schoolgirl. She is ten.
One day Mary sees her little sister at the table with a pen in her hand and a big sheet of paper in front of her.
“What are you doing, Bessie?”
“I’m writing a letter to my friend Kitty”.
“But how can you? You don’t know how to write”.
“Well, it doesn’t matter, because Kitty doesn’t know how to read”.
3. The First Time in a Taxi
A woman took a taxi. It began to race along, missing trams, cars, policemen, etc. the woman was frightened, and said to the taxi-driver: “Please, be careful. This is the first time I ever rode in a taxi”.
“All right”, answered the taxi-driver. It is the first time I ever rode in a taxi too”.
4. Curious Bobby
Bobby. Why is it cold today, father?
Father. It is winter now. It is often cold in winter.
Bobby. But why is it cold in winter, father?
Father. Oh, Bobby, do give me a little peace. I didn’t ask my father so many questions.
Bobb y. I’m sorry. If you did you would have learned how to answer my questions.
5. A Boy’s Face
Teacher. Jimmie, why don’t you wash your face? I can see what you have for breakfast this morning.
Jimmie. What was it?
Jimmie. No, eggs were yesterday.
6. Why Do You Carry That Umbrella?
Man. Little boy, why do you carry that umbrella over your head? It’s not raining and the sun is not shining.
Boy. I carry it now, because when it rains my sister wants it, and only when the weather is good I can carry it.
7. Will You Punish A Boy?
Tommy. Will you punish a boy for a thing that he didn’t do?
Teacher. No, Tommy. I shall not punish a boy for a thing he didn’t do. But why do you ask?
Tommy. I ask because I didn’t do my homework.
8. How Many Plays Has He Read?
Teacher. Have you read any plays by W. Shakespeare?
Bob. Yes, I have read two plays. One is “Romeo” and the other is “Juliet”.
9. Whose mistake?
Teacher. I don’t understand how one little boy could make so many mistakes?
Tedd y. It was not a boy. It was his father.
10. A Dog In The Bus
One very rainy day a woman with a dog got on the bus. It was a big dog and its feet were dirty enough. The woman sat down and the dog stood near her. When the bus conductor came up to her, she said:
“Oh, conductor, if I pay for my dog, can he have a seat like the other passengers?”
The conductor looked at the dog and its dirty feet and then he said:
“Of course, madam. He can have a seat like all the other passengers, but like all the other passengers, he must not put his feet on it”.
11. A History Examination
Jimmy’s aunt was asking his mother, “What mark did Jimmy get at his history examination”. Jimmy’s mother answered, “A bad mark, I’m sorry to say. But it was not Jimmy’s fault. The teacher asked him about the things that happened before the poor boy was born”.
12. Shakespeare’s Telephone
The teacher, Miss Brown, was talking to the pupils about English writers.
“Who can tell me of great English writer that we all know?” asked Miss Brown.
Janet put up her hand.
“I can. It’s Shakespeare”.
“Good, Jane. And who can tell me when Shakespeare lived? Can you, Bob?”
“No, Miss Brown”.
“Have you read this lesson at home, Bob?” asked the teacher.
“Yes, Miss Brown”, answered Bob.
“Well, why don’t you know? Open your book and read what it says”.
Bob opened his book. It says — Shakespeare — 1564”.
“Well, said the teacher, why didn’t you remember it?”
“Oh”, answered Bob, “I remembered that. But I thought it was his telephone number”.
13. The Professor Couldn’t Answer It
Old Mr. Brompton is a very clever man. Yet the other day he couldn’t answer his granddaughter’s question.
“Grandpa”, she said, “I saw something so funny running across the kitchen floor without any legs. What do you think it was?”
Grandpa thought and thought but he couldn’t answer his granddaughter’s question. “What was it?” he asked.
“Water” replied the girl proudly.
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