Written by THEUNIS, JOHANNES CLOETE  [email protected]


 Wisdom of children!


      TEACHER:   Maria, go to the map and find North America .
      MARIA:       Here it is.
      TEACHER:  Correct. Now class, who discovered America ?
      CLASS:        Maria.

      TEACHER:  John, why are you doing your math multiplication on the  

      JOHN:         You told me to do it without using tables.
      TEACHER:  Glenn, how do you spell 'crocodile?'
      GLENN:       K-R-O-K-O-D-I-A-L'
      TEACHER:  No, that's wrong
      GLENN:       Maybe it is wrong, but you asked me how I spell it.
      TEACHER:  Donald, what is the chemical formula for water?
      DONALD:     H I J K L M N O.
      TEACHER:  What are you talking about?
      DONALD:     Yesterday you said it's H to O.
      TEACHER:  Winnie, name one important thing we have today that we
                             didn't have ten years ago.
      WINNIE:     Me!

      TEACHER:  Glen, why do you always get so dirty?
      GLEN:        Well, I'm a lot closer to the ground than you are.
      TEACHER:    Millie, give me a sentence starting with 'I..'
      MILLIE:          I is..
      TEACHER:    No, Millie….. Always say, 'I am.'
      MILLIE:          All right…  'I am the ninth letter of the alphabet.'



TEACHER:   George Washington not only chopped down his father's
                        cherry tree, but also admitted it.  Now, Louie, do you know why his
                        father didn't punish him?
      LOUIS:     Because George still had the axe in his hand.

      TEACHER:  Now, Simon, tell me frankly, do you say prayers before eating?
      SIMON:      No sir, I don't have to, my Mom is a good cook.

      TEACHER:    Clyde , your composition on 'My Dog' is exactly the
                               same as your brother's. Did you copy his?
      CLYDE :       No, sir.  It's the same dog.
      TEACHER:     Harold, what do you call a person who keeps on
                                talking when people are no longer interested?
      HAROLD:       A teacher