Saturday, May 06, 2006

Joke for the Day

I just got this from my friend Katherine and couldn't resist sharing it with you:

New York---A public school teacher was arrested today at John F. Kennedy International Airport as he attempted to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a slide rule, a protractor, a set square, and a calculator.

At his morning press conference Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez said he believes the man in a member of the notorious Al-gebra movement. He did not identify the man, who has been charged by the FBI with carrying weapons of math instruction. "Al-gebra is a problem for us," Gonzalez said. "They desire solutions by means and extremes, and sometimes go off on tangents in search of an absolute value. They use secret code names like 'x' and 'y' and refer to themselves as 'unknowns', but we have determined they belong to a common denominator of the axis of medieval with coordinates in every country. We are continuing the investigation because as the Greek philanderer Isosceles used to say, 'There are three sides to every

When asked to comment on the arrest, President Bush said, "If God had wanted us to have better weapons of math instruction, He would have given us more fingers and toes".


Blogger Display Name opined...

You just earned yourself 16 more geek points m'darlin. Just 24 more and you win an abacus!

May 06, 2006 11:29 AM  
Blogger Lorraine opined...

I can't wait. I have a thing for shiny beads!

May 06, 2006 11:36 AM  
Blogger Grish opined...


May 07, 2006 3:08 AM  
Blogger Amy opined...

lorraine - when you have a moment send me an email... need to ask you a question please ma'am.

May 07, 2006 7:26 PM  

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