A kindergarten class
had a homework assignment to find out about something exciting and
relate it to the class the next day.
When the time came to present what they'd found, the first little
boy called upon walked up to the front of the class, and with a
piece of chalk, made a small white dot on the blackboard, then sat
Puzzled, the teacher asked him just what it was. "It's a
period," said the little boy. "Well, I can see
that," she said, "but what is so exciting about a
"Damned if I know," said the little boy, "but this
morning my sister was missing one, Daddy had a heart attack, Mommy
fainted, and the man next door shot himself."