How to explain astronomy to a little boy?
Father is trying to explain astronomy to his son.
Father: That is a comet1.
Son: A what?
Father: A comet. Don't you know what a comet is?
Father: Don't you know what they call a star2 with a tail3?
Son: A star with a tail? Sure4 - Mickey Mouse!
Why is it so?
A middle aged woman was driving through a school zone when a police-man pulled her over for speeding. As he was giving her the ticket, she said, "How come5 I always get a ticket6 and everyone else gets a warning7? Is it my face?"
"No, ma'am," explained the officer, "it's your foot."
1 comet - комета
2 star - звезда
3 tail - хвост
4 sure - конечно!
5 How come? - как же так?
6 Ticket - квитанция с уведомлением о необходимости выплатить штраф за нарушение правил уличного движения
7 warning - предупреждение