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The following was emailed to me by the Sussex Shadow:

Only teachers will believe this really can be true!!!!

The following questions were set in last year’s GED examination
These are genuine answers from 16 year olds!

Q. Name the four seasons
A. Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar

Q. Explain one of the processes by which water can be made safe to drink
A. Flirtation makes water safe to drink because it removes large pollutants like grit, sand, dead sheep and canoeists

Q. How is dew formed
A. The sun shines down on the leaves and makes them perspire

Q. What causes the tides in the oceans
A. The tides are a fight between the earth and the moon. All water tends to flow towards the moon, because there is no water on the moon, and nature abhors a vacuum. I forget where the sun joins the fight

Q. What…

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Meanwhile, In America

Reblogged from Chatter Blog

The Chatter Blog

Meanwhile in America…..while the media would want you to believe there are acts of violence being perpetrated on every street corner….there isn’t.

There are terrible things happening world wide.  I’m not in denial about that.

But the world, I hope, would like to see that the human nature is strong and well and alive.  Every where.

Here, in America, while the world is being bombarded with the horrific actions of a few that have injured and altered the lives of many, there is a continuity of decency and goodness.

Tonight, right here, right now I can tell you what I know.

Some people are gathering with family for dinner.  Extended family coming in to join them.   Some people are gathering for church programs.  Some parents and friends are cheering on little kids playing in ball games every where.  Some people are driving up and down the main streets of their little…

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