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ClaireW
4th November 2004, 09:07 AM
"President" Bush was visiting a primary school and he visited one of
the classes.
They were in the middle of a discussion related to words and their
meanings.
The teacher asked the President if he would like to lead the discussion
on the word "tragedy". So the illustrious leader asked the class for an
example of a "tragedy".
One little boy stood up and offered: "If my best friend, who lives on a
farm, is playing in the field and a tractor runs over him and kills him,
that would be a tragedy."
No," said Bush, "that would be an accident."
A little girl raised her hand: "If a school bus carrying 50 children
drove over a cliff, killing everyone inside, that would be a tragedy."
"I'm afraid not," explained the president. "That's what we would call
great loss."
The room went silent. No other children volunteered. Bush searched the
room.
"Isn't there someone here who can give me an example of a tragedy?"
Finally at the back of the room a small boy raised his hand...
In a quiet voice he said: "If Air Force One carrying you and Mrs. Bush
was
struck by a "friendly fire" missile and blown to smithereens,
that would be a tragedy."
"Fantastic!" exclaimed Bush. "That's right. And can you tell me why that
would be tragedy?"
"Well," says the boy, "It has to be a tragedy, because it certainly
wouldn't be a great loss and it probably wouldn't be a f*cking accident
either".

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4th November 2004, 12:35 PM
thats mint lol!

misstickle
4th November 2004, 02:37 PM
hahahahaha

nice one claire :thumbsup:

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Super Freak
14th November 2004, 09:07 AM
LOL it would only be a tragady if Bush survived.:thumbsup: Pure class that one m8.:thumbsup: