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# The Genius Student.

## Tommy was sitting in math class when suddenly his teacher asked him

“Tommy, How much is 2 + 2?”

Tommy, caught off guard, begins counting his fingers under the table mumbling to himself: “1…2…3…4,” before happily exclaiming “The answer is four!”

Tommy put his hands behind his back, but his teacher saw that he was still moving uncomfortably as if he were trying to count fingers. After a few moments he said uncertainly, “is the answer six?”

“You are correct,” she replied, “but I see you’re still counting fingers despite me asking you not to! Put your hands in your pant pockets and tell me what you get if you add 5 + 5.”

Tommy put his hands in his pants and his teacher saw him looking at his pants and moving his lips without uttering a word.

Finally the teacher became impatient and said: “I see what you’re doing there and I can tell you right now that the answer is not eleven!

Is it funny?

## A teacher asked her students to use the word “fascinate” in a sentence.

Martha said, “My family went to the Louisville Zoo, and it was fascinating to see all the animals.”

The teacher said, “That was good, but I wanted you to use the word ‘fascinate.’”