At New York’s Kennedy Airport today, an individual, later discovered to be a public school teacher, was arrested trying to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a protractor, a set square, and a calculator. The Attorney General believes the man is a member of the notorious al-gebra movement. He is being charged with carrying weapons of math instruction.
Maureen was attending her convent school reunion where the Reverend Mother was asking each of her ex-pupils what career she had chosen.
“I’ve become a prostitute,” said one, and the Reverend Mother promptly fainted.
When she was revived she asked the girl what she had said.
“A prostitute,” repeated the girl.
“Thank Heavens,” said the Reverend Mother, “I thought for a moment you had said Protestant.”