Thursday, January 15, 2009


True story: A 4th grade teacher wants to gage her class's knowledge of history.

"Who in this class can complete the following quote:
One small step for man, one giant leap foooooooor ....."

Little girl raises her hand and says, "Women?"


Blogger Freddie said...

Aaaaand.... I think Ms. Teacher has her answer.

Again, LOVE your word verifications:


(HOW does it know it's me?)

At least it was "shtstain"...

Thursday, January 15, 2009 10:54:00 AM  
Blogger Freddie said...

That would be "wasN'T 'shtstain'"

And, to think I proofread as part of my livelihood. (eye roll)

Thursday, January 15, 2009 10:55:00 AM  
Blogger M@ said...

Sir, did you misspell gauge?

That's hilarious (the joke). Reminds me of the time I was in college and the professor was asking us for examples of sports people play while doing business.

The tall African American gentleman in the class says, "Basketball."

We were thinking tennis, handball and golf but....

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 7:04:00 PM  
Blogger The Sarcasticynic said...

Gauge is probably more commonly used, but gage is a variation:

gage 3 (gaj)
n. & v.
Variant of gauge.

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Tuesday, January 20, 2009 7:58:00 PM  

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