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Re: John Adams quote - humorous twist


From: Christa Wise (cwise_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Mon Jun 03 2002 - 05:43:06 PDT

We have another similar expression, also here in Michigan, "From overalls
to overalls in three generations"
I have seen more than a few favorite sons make this transition.

At 10:09 AM 6/1/02 +0800, you wrote:
>someone asked for this last week, i think, and i just ran across a cartoon
>about it that i clipped from the paper a while ago:
>"I must study politics and war so that my sons can study mathematics,
>commerce and agriculture, so that their sons can study painting, poetry,
>music, and architecture, so that their sons can watch WWF Smackdown, Jerry
>Springer and Jackass on television."
>tee hee.
>linda in michigan