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The Young Doctor

A young doctor had moved out to a small community, to replace an older doctor who was retiring. The older doctor suggested that the young one accompany him on his rounds, so that the community could become used to having a new doctor. Well, they reached first house, where a […]

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Uncle Jim

Mike called home one afternoon, as he was feeling hungry, and was curious as to what his wife was making for dinner. “Hello?” said a little girl’s voice. “Hi, honey, it’s Daddy,” said Mike. “Is Mommy near the phone?” “No, Daddy. She’s upstairs in the bedroom with Uncle Jim.” After […]

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Sixth Grade Science Class

Sixth grade science teacher Mr. Sampson put a question to his class: “Who can tell me which organ of the human body expands to ten times its usual size when stimulated?” Nobody raises a hand, so he calls on the first student to look his way. “Mary, can you tell […]

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Two Irishmen Adrift

Two Irishmen, Patrick and Michael, had been shipwrecked, and now they were adrift on a lifeboat in the middle of the ocean, following a dramatic escape from a burning ship. While rummaging through the lifeboat’s provisions to see what he could find, Patrick stumbled across a dirty old lamp. Secretly […]

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A Moral Question

I have a moral question for you. This is an imaginary scenario, but I think it is fun to decide what one would do. The situation: You are in the Midwest, and there is a huge flood in progress. Many homes have been lost, water supplies compromised, and infrastructure destroyed. […]

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Ten Reasons God Created Eve

There are many jokes and stories about Adam and Eve and the Garden of Eden, but this one is a bit different in that it raises the question as to why God created Eve. Having created Adam, God realised that he wasn’t perfect (and I can see all you ladies […]

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Gas Problems

A little old lady is suffering with gas problems. Just lately she finds that she just can’t stop farting. So, she makes an appointment to see the doctor, and says to him, “Doctor I have this terrible problem with gas, I just can’t seem to stop farting. They never smell, […]

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Turtle

A man walks into a bar one day, with a little turtle in his hand. The turtle is a sorry sight to behold. His one eye is black and blue, two of his legs are bandaged, and his whole shell is taped together with duct tape. The bartender asks the […]

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Farmer Standing

A man is driving down a country road, when he spots a farmer who is standing in the middle of a huge field of grass. Thinking that this looked rather unusual, he pulls the car over to the side of the road, and notices that the farmer is just standing […]

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Actual Answers To Sixth Grade History Tests

Below are some actual answers to various sixth grade history tests. It’s amazing how children (and adults too at times) misinterpret things and describe them back to us. I first read this many moons ago. It’s still funny though. Hope you think so too.   Ancient Egypt was inhabited by […]