Teacher arrested

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    At New York's Kennedy airport today, an individual later discovered to be a public school teacher was arrested trying to board a flight while in possession of a ruler, a protractor, a set square, a slide rule and a calculator.

    At a morning press conference, Attorney General John Ashcroft said he believes the man is a member of the notorious al-gebra movement. He is being charged by the FBI I with carrying weapons of math instruction. "Al-gebra is a fearsome cult," Ashcroft said. "They desire average solutions by means and extremes, and sometimes go off on tangents in a search of absolute value. They use secret code names like 'x' and 'y' and refer to themselves as 'unknowns', but we have determined they belong to a common denominator of the axis of medieval with coordinates in every country. As the Greek philanderer Isosceles used to say, 'there are 3 sides to every triangle'."

    When asked to comment on the arrest, President Bush said, "If God had wanted us to have better weapons of math instruction, He would have given us more fingers and toes.
     
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    That was pretty funny. The ending part about Bush was completely unnecesary, I guess the libs just have to find a way to bash Bush.
     
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    Kathianne? Are you still with us? :teeth:
     
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    Oh yeah, just can't do math, so I have no problems. (pun intended). :beer:
     
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    What the heck. I was so amazed to find a liberal with a sense of humor that it made me appreciate the joke even more.
     
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    Apparently we have a common denominator.
     
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    but no absolute values
     
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    :laugh: :rotflmao: :rotflmao: :rotflmao:
     

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