A storekeeper had for
some time displayed in his window a card
inscribed 'Fishing Tickle.'
A customer drew the
proprietor's attention to the spelling. 'Hasn't
anyone told you of it before?' asked the patron.
'Oh, yes,' the dealer
said placidly, 'many have mentioned it. But
whenever they drop in to tell me, they always
businessman was talking with his barber, when they both noticed a goofy-looking
fellow bouncing down the sidewalk. The barber whispered, "That's Tommy, one of
the stupidest kids you'll ever meet. Here, I'll show you."
Come here!" yelled the barber. Tommy came bouncing over "Hi Mr. Williams!" The
barber pulled out a rusty dime and a shiny quarter and told Tommy he could keep
the one of his choice. Tommy looked long and hard at the dime and quarter and
then quickly snapped the dime from the barber's hand. The barber looked at the
businessman and said, "See, I told you."
haircut, the businessman caught up with Tommy and asked him why he chose the
looked at him in the eye and said, "If I take the quarter, the game is over."
teacher was observing her classroom of children
while they were drawing. She walked around to
look at the artwork. As she got to one little
girl who was working diligently, she asked what
the drawing was.
The girl replied,
"I'm drawing God."
The teacher paused
and said, "But no one knows what God looks like.
Without missing a beat, or looking up from her
drawing the girl
replied, "They will in a minute."