First Day of School:
It was the first day of school and a new student named
Suzuki, the son of a Japanese businessman, entered the fourth
The teacher said, "Let's begin by reviewing some American
Who said "Give me Liberty, or give me Death?"
She saw a
sea of blank faces, except for Suzuki, who had his hand up.
"Patrick Henry, 1775." He said.
Who said "Government of the people, by the people, for
the people, shall not perish from the earth"?
Again, no response
except from Suzuki.
"Abraham Lincoln, 1863.", said Suzuki.
The teacher snapped at the class, "Class, you should be ashamed.
Suzuki, who is new to our country, knows more about our history
than you do."
She heard a loud whisper: "Screw the Japs."
"Who said that?" she demanded.
Suzuki put his hand up. "Lee Iacocca, 1982."
At that point, a student in the back said, "I'm gonna puke."
The teacher glares and asks "All right! Now, who said that?"
Again, Suzuki says, "George Bush to the Japanese Prime Minister,
1992 - incidentally after announcing the launch of US-AEP in
Now furious, another student yells, "Oh yeah? Suck this!"
Suzuki jumps out of his chair waving his hand and shouts to the
"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."
Suzuki 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 in BIG trouble and Suzuki said, "The Taliban! 2001."