Sunday, April 10, 2005

American History...???

It was the first day of school and a new student
named Chandrashekhar Subrahmanyam entered the fourth grade.
The teacher said, "Let's begin by reviewing some
American History. Who said "Give me Liberty, or give me Death"? She saw a sea of
blank faces, except for Chandrashekhar, who had his hand up:
"Patrick Henry, 1775" he said.
"Very good!" Who said "Government of the People, by
the People, for the People, shall not perish from the Earth?"
Again, no response except from Chandrashekhar.
"Abraham Lincoln, 1863" said Chandrashekhar.
The teacher snapped at the class, "Class, you should
be ashamed. Chandrashekhar, who is
new to our country, knows more about its history than you do."
She heard a loud whisper: "F**k the Indians,"
"Who said that?" she demanded.
Chandrashekhar put his hand up. "General Custer, 1862."
At that point, a student in the back said, "I'm gonna puke."
The teacher glares around and asks "All right! Now, who said that?"
Again, Chandrashekhar says, "George Bush to the Japanese Prime Minister, 1991."
Now furious, another student yells, "Oh yeah S*ck this!"
Chandrashekhar jumps out of his chair waving his hand and shouts to
the teacher, "Bill Clinton, to Monica Lewinsky, 1997!"
Now with almost a mob hysteria someone said "You little shit. If you
say anything else, I'll kill you."
Chandrashekhar frantically yells at the top of his voice, "Gary Condit
to Chandra Levy 2001."
The teacher fainted. And as the class gathered around
the teacher on the floor, someone said,

"Oh shit, we're f**ked!"
And Chandrashekhar said quietly, "George Bush, Iraq, 2005."

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