Magnets and Mothers

A teacher gave her class of second graders a lesson on the magnet and what it does. The next day in a written test, she included this question: “My full name has six letters. The first one is M. I pick up things. What am I?” When the test papers were turned in, the teacher was astonished to find that almost fifty percent of the students answered the question with the word Mother.

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Submitted by the homiletics class of West Coast Baptist College

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