The speaker was genuinely enthusiastic about the virtues of temperance but his face made people doubt him.
Towards the close of his testimony he squared his shoulders, held his head tall, and said, "I have lived in this town all my life. in this town there are fifty-five public houses that sell liquor, and I am proud to say that I have never been in one of them!"
Then came a small voice from the back, "Which one is that?"
"You know, I think everyone should divide their worldly goods with the other fellow," said an office worker to another.
"That's a good idea. If you had two thousand dollars would you give me half?"
"And if you had two automobiles, would you give me one?"
"And if you had two shirts, would you give me one?"
"Because I have two shirts."
To make his class interesting, an English language teacher asked a grade 3 student to challenge him in an English test. The student wrote this word on the classroom board, SIDANDTED, and asked his teacher to explain its meaning.
The teacher looked at the word for some time and even searched for its meaning in the dictionary. After several minutes of his research, he gave up and asked his student to explain the meaning.
The student simply said, “They are my friends, Sid and Ted.”