[Ads-l] A linguistic lesson in diversity and tolerance

Joel Berson berson at ATT.NET
Sun Sep 4 21:54:41 EDT 2016


Two sheep meet in a meadow.

The first one greets the other with "Baaaaa."

The second one replies "Moooo."

Sheep 1:  "Sheep don't say 'Moooo,' they say 'Baaaaa'."

Sheep 2:  "No, I say 'Moooo'; I'm studying a foreign language and culture."

(I think this would make a neat lesson for, say, third-graders.)


Joel


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