The teacher asked her student to write on the chalkboard the number 55. The student asked, "How do I do that?"
Teacher replied, "Write down the number 5, and beside it add another 5."
The student wrote one 5 and stopped. The teacher inquired, "What's wrong?"
"I don't know which side to write the other 5?"
A little boy had been pawing over a stationer's stock of greeting cards for some time when a clerk asked, "Just what is it you're looking for? A birthday greeting, message to a sick friend, anniversary or a congratulations to your mom and dad?"
The boy shook his head and answered, "Got anything like a blank report card?"