The teacher of a third grade class always took the role call each morning, and he had the pupils all answer by reciting a short poem.
The first pupil sat in the front row was a teachers pet. He stood up and said, “My name is Dan, and when I become a man, I would like to go to Japan if I can, and I think I can”.
The teacher congratulated him and updated the class register.
The next pupil was a little girl who sat in the middle of the room. She stood up and answered the roll call by stating, “My name is Suzy, and when I become a lady I would like to have a baby… if I can, and I think I can”.
The teacher congratulated her and updated the class register.
The next on the list was Little Johnny, a smart guy sitting in the back of the room. He stood up and said, “My name is Johnny, and I don’t give a darn about Japan but I would like to help Suzy in her plan if I can…. and I think I can!”
The teacher was speechless…