> > LAST DAY OF SCHOOL > > It was at the end of the school year, and a kindergarten teacher > was > receiving gifts from her pupils. The florist's son handed her a > gift. > She shook it,held it overhead, and said, "I bet I know what it is > -- > some flowers." > > "That's right" the boy said, "but how did you know?" > > "Oh, just a wild guess," she said. > > The next pupil was the sweet shop owner's daughter. The teacher > held her gift overhead, shook it, and said, "I bet I can guess what > it > is -- a box of sweets." > > That's right, but how did you know?" asked the girl. > > "Oh, just a wild guess," said the teacher. > > The next gift was from the son of the liquor store owner. The > teacher > held the package overhead, but it was leaking. She touched a drop > of > the leakage with her finger and touched it to her tongue. > > "Is it wine?" she asked. > > "No" the boy replied. > > The teacher repeated the process, taking a larger drop of the > leakage > to her tongue. > > "Is it champagne?" she asked. > > "No" the boy replied. > > The teacher took one more taste before declaring, "I give up, what > is > it?" > > The boy replied, A puppy!