May 8, 2003      Share

The Top 8 Signs Your
History Teacher Is Biased

8> Can’t discuss the election of 2000 without breaking into tears
and sobbing uncontrollably.

7> Ends Civil War lecture by saying, “And the South would have
won, too, if it hadn’t been for those meddling Yankees.”

6> Her oversized “Ask Me About the Whig Party” button is a
tip-off.

5> The U.S. map over his desk has two states: Texas and Not
Texas.

4> Always wears a red coat on Independence Day, and refers to
the Boston Tea Party as a terrorist attack.

3> Rates Churchill over Benny Hill as greatest Brit of last
century.

2> Admits J. Edgar Hoover cross-dressed, but won’t budge on
William Howard Taft’s sex-change operation.

and the Number 1 Sign Your History Teacher Is Biased…
1> Before going into teaching, he was the Iraqi Information
Minister.

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Credits:

Selected from 26 submissions from 7 contributors.
Today’s Top 5 List authors are:

Rabbi Crut, Bowling Green OH — 1, 8 (2nd #1)
Scott Witmer, Hanover, PA — 2, 3
Janis Spidle, Kansas City, MO — 4, 7
Dan Rone, Medford, OR — 4
Steve Scherer, Rochester, NY — 5
Upton O’Connor, Pompano Beach, FL — 6
Jeff Scherer, Brooklyn, NY — Topic, Guidance Counselor

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