Gold Box

Some time ago a man punished his 5-year-old daughter for wasting a roll of expensive gold wrapping paper. Money was tight and he became even more upset when the child pasted the gold paper so as to decorate a box to put under the Christmas tree. Nevertheless, the little girl brought the gift box to her father the [...]

Seven Wonders of the World

A group of students was asked to list what they thought were the present Seven Wonders of the World. Though there was some disagreement, the following got the most votes: 1. Egypt's Great Pyramids. 2. Taj Mahal. 3. Grand Canyon. 4. Panama Canal. 5. Empire State Building. 6. St. Peter's Basilica. 7. China's [...]

Shit Happens?

It was a very cold winter night! A sparrow had spent two nights out with only the meagre shelter of a tree. He decided that he couldn't survive a third night, so he left the tree to find a better shelter. As he flew he got colder and colder, until his little wings froze solid and he fell to the ground. As he [...]