A teacher in New York City wanted to see how many animals the city kids in her
fourth-grade class could identify.
She drew a picture of a cow on the blackboard and said, "Who can tell me what this
A little girl raised her hand.
"Yes, Janie, what do you think it is?"
"It's a cow, teacher."
"Very good, Janie," said the teacher.
Then she drew a picture of a pig, and a little boy answered correctly.
She drew several other
barnyard animals and was unable to stump the class.
Finally, she decided to try
something a little more difficult. She drew a stag with a large spread of antlers.
The kids just stared, but
nobody offered an answer.
"I'll give you a hint," said the teacher. "What does your mommy call your
daddy when she's trying to be 'lovey-dovey'?"
Instantly, little Johnny raised his hand and said, "I know, Teacher. It's a big horny