IJMC Who Said What

                        IJMC - Who Said What

I didn't do nothin', no how, no way, no matter who got pictures of what.
That is my story and I am sticking to it.                          -dave

It was the first day of school and a new student, the son of a Japanese
businessman, entered the fourth grade.

The teacher said, "Let's begin by reviewing some American history.  Who
said 'Give me Liberty, or give me death?'"

She saw a sea of blank faces, except for that of Suzuki who had his hand
up: "Patrick Henry, 1775."

"Very good!  Who said 'Government of the people, by the people, for the
people shall not perish from the earth'"?

Again, no response except from Suzuki:  "Abraham Lincoln, 1863."

The teacher snapped at the class, "Class, you should be ashamed. Suzuki,
who is new to our country, knows more about American history than you do."

She heard a loud whisper: "Fucking Japanese."  

"Who said that?" she demanded. 

Suzuki put his hand up: "Lee Iacocca, 1982."

At that point, a student in the back sighed, "I'm gonna puke." 

The teacher glares and asks "All right!  Now,  who said that?" 

Again, Suzuki says "George Bush to the Japanese Prime Minister, 1991."

Now furious, another student yells, "Oh yeah! Suck this!" 

Suzuki jumps out of his chair waving his hand and shouts to the teacher,
"Bill Clinton, to Monica Lewinsky, 1997!"

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