It depends Traveler: Can I catch the three o'clock train to Toronto? Ticket agent: That depends on how fast you can run. It left fifteen minutes ago.
A Girl's Wish On the way home after watching a ballet performance, the kindergarten teacher asked her students what they thought of it. The smallest girl in the class said she wished the dancers were taller so that they would not have to stand on their toes all the time.
Impudent Questions A little girl from the East Side was invited to a garden party given by a very aristocratic lady to a group of little East-Siders. The little girl, as she drank her tea and ate her plum-cake on a velvet lawn under a white-blooming cherry tree, said to her hostess: "Does your husband drink?" "Why-er-no, not to excess," was the astonished reply. "How much does he make?" "He doesn't work, " said the lady. "He is a capitalist." "You keep out of debt, I hope?" "Of course, child. What on earth do you mean by all these impudent questions?" "Impudent?" said the little girl. "Why, Ma'am, Mother told me to be sure and behave like a lady, and when ladies call at our rooms they always question Mother like that."