The Occasional Joke

Nurse: Patient's name?

Centurion: Marcus Licinius Crassus

Nurse: And his date of birth?

Centurion: 115 BC.

Nurse: All right. And what is he here for?

Centurion: Cataphract surgery.

Sunday, February 13, 2011

The Russians are catching up to us

In the public ignorance and general confusion arena. This, as if we needed any more evidence, should put the nail in the coffin of the No Child Left Behind Act -- clearly it has failed in its apparent goal to make America the world's stupidest nation.

I'd love to see a translation of the actual poll questions. (Although it must be said that the Russians have some excuse for not knowing what revolves around what -- Putin has been working hard to make them think the Earth revolves around him.)

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