A group of kindergartners were trying to become accustomed to the first
grade. The biggest hurdle they faced was that the teacher insisted on
no baby talk.
"You need to use 'big people' words," she'd always remind them. She
asked Chris what he had done over the weekend. "I went to visit my
"No, you went to visit your GRANDMOTHER. Use big people words!" the teacher replied. She
then asked Mitchell what he had done. "I took a ride on a choo-choo."
"No, you took a ride on a TRAIN. Use big people words," the teacher corrected. She turned to Bobby and asked what he had done. "I read a book," he replied.
"That's WONDERFUL!" the teacher said. "What book did you read?" Bobby
thought about it, then puffed out his little chest with great pride and
said, "Winnie the Shit."