of the earth science
class was lecturing on map reading.
After explaining about latitude, longitude, degrees and minutes the teacher asked, "Suppose I asked you to meet me for lunch at 23 degrees, 4 minutes north latitude and 45 degrees, 15 minutes east longitude?"
After a confused silence, a voice volunteered, "I guess you'd be eating
What travels around the world and stays in a corner?0
If the Eskimos
have a thousand different words
for "snow", does this mean the French
have a thousand different words for "surrender"?
"It's clear" said the teacher, "That you haven't studied your geography. What's your excuse?"2
"Well, my dad says the world is changing every day. So I decided to wait until it settles down!"