Hooked on phonics

Mrs. Jordan’s first grade students were in the school library, browsing through picture books, when little Emily suddenly said, “Hey, look at this! It’s a frickin’ elephant!”

Mrs. Jordan was shocked. “What did you say?” she asked.

“I said it’s a frickin’ elephant,” Emily replied. “It says so right here on the picture.”

Mrs. Jordan took the book and looked at it, and sure enough, the child was right:


9 Responses to Hooked on phonics

  1. Carl Rudenborg says:


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  2. Will S. says:

    Reblogged this on Will S.' Sunny Side Blog and commented:
    Ha! 🙂

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  3. Thomas says:

    An interesting play on words. Are there more like it?

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  4. Hilarious. That was an honest mistake. 😀 — Suzanne

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  5. I learned by phonics as well, but that’s irrelephant.

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