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What is horsepower?

December 11, 2009 in Funny

The beguiling ideas about science quoted here were gleaned from essays, exams, and classroom discussions. Most were from 5th and 6th graders. They illustrate Mark Twain’s contention that the most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know, and then stop.
Question: What is horsepower?
Answer: One horsepower is the amount of energy it takes to drag a horse 500 feet in one second.
You can listen to thunder after lightning and tell how close you came to getting hit. If you don’t hear it, you got hit. So, never mind.
Talc is found in rocks and on babies.
The law of gravity says, “No fair jumping without coming down.”
When they broke open molecules, they found they were stuffed with atoms. But, when they broke open atoms, they found them stuffed with explosions.
When people run around and around in circles, we say they are crazy. But, when planets do it, we say they are orbiting.

True Instructions On Life By Kids Funny ??

April 18, 2009 in Funny

parenting_17.jpg“Kids” Little Instructions on Life.”
1. “Never smart off to a teacher whose eyes and ears are twitching.”
-Andrew, Age 9
2. “Wear a hat when feeding seagulls.”
-Rocky, age 9
3. “Sleep in your clothes so you’ll be dressed in the morning.”
-Stephanie, age 8
4. “Don’t flush the john when your dad’s in the shower.”
-Lamar, age 10
5. “Never ask for anything that costs more than $5 when your parents are doing taxes.”
-Carrol, age 9
6. “Never bug a pregnant mom.”
-Nicholas, age 11
7. “Don’t ever be too full for dessert.”
-Kelly, age 10
8. “When your dad is mad and asks you, ‘Do I look stupid?’ don’t answer him.”
-Heather, age 16
9. “Never tell your mom her diet’s not working.”
-Michael, age 14
10. “Don’t pick on your sister when she’s holding a baseball bat.” -Joel, age 12
11. “When you get a bad grade in school, show it to your mom when she’s on the phone.”
-Alyesha, age 13
12. “Never try to baptize a cat.”
-Laura, age 13
13. “Never spit when on a roller coaster.”
-Scott, age 11
14. “Never do pranks at a police station.”
-Sam, age 10
15. “Beware of cafeteria food when it looks like it’s moving.”
-Rob, age 10
16. “Never tell your little brother that you’re not going to do what your mom told you to do.”
-Hank, age 12
17. “Remember you’re never too old to hold your father’s hand.”
-Molly, age 11
18. “Listen to your brain. It has lots of information.”
-Chelsey, age 7
19. “Stay away from prunes.”
-Randy, age 9
20. “Never dare your little brother to paint the family car.”
-Phillip, age 13
21. “Forget the cake, go for the icing.”
-Cynthia, age 8
22. “Remember the two places you are always welcome-church and Grandma’s house.”
-Joanne, age 11
23. “When you want something expensive, ask your grandparents.”
-Matthew, age 12

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