With special thanks to the blog The Bible and Modern Pterosaurs, for “Don’t Forget to Think.”
Kindergartner to a grownup: “How much is a hundred plus a hundred plus a million plus a hundred plus a million.”
Grownup, after using his hands to keep track: “Two million, three hundred.”
Kindergartner: “How did you do that?”
Grownup: “I used my hands.”
Kindergartner: “This time, don’t use your hands. How much is a million plus a million plus a hundred plus a million plus a hundred plus a hundred?”
Grownup makes an estimate.
Kindergarner: “How did you do that?”
Grownup: “I used my head.”
Kindergartner: “This time, don’t use your head.”
This happened in December of 2011, at the BurgerKing at 2438 East Carson Street, Lakewood, California. The driver was Jonathan Whitcomb, of Long Beach, California.
The original publication of this true story was in the blog “The Bible and Modern Pterosaurs.” The version above is offered for publication without restriction, although a link to “Knowable News” or the other blog will be appreciated.