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Out of the Mouths of Babes (even in 1934)

Children are children, even in 1934!  Yes, I said 1934!  Here are some examples of wit and wisdom out of classrooms in 1934 that were submitted to Reader’s Digest and published in April 1934.  Enjoy… (don’t forget to read to the end)

English and Grammar

The objective of “he” is “she.”

A compliment is when you say something to another that he and we know is not true.

What kind of noun is trousers?  An uncommon noun because it is singular on top and plural at the bottom.

Chivalry is the attitude of a man toward a strange woman.

Philosophy means being able to explain why you are happy even when you are poor.


The Bible is against bigamy when it says no man can serve two masters.


Last year many lives were caused by accidents.

A person should take a bath once in the summer time and not quite so often in winter.

A Scout obeys all to whom obedience is due and respects all duly constipated authorities.

A mugwump is a bird that sits on the fence with its mug on one side and its wump on the other.

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