User Tag List

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: Tragedy

  1. #1
    Regular Member Caterman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Here, there and every where!
    Post Thanks / Like
    0 Post(s)
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Signum

    Trim : Elite

    Engine : 3.2 V6

    Year : 05

    Default Tragedy

    On a walkabout a teacher asked Tony Blair if he would like to lead the

    discussion on the word "tragedy." So the illustrious leader asked the


    for an example of a "tragedy."

    One little boy stood up and offered, "If my best friend, who lives on a

    farm, is playing in the field and a tractor runs him over and kills

    him, that would be a tragedy."

    "No," said Blair, "that would be an accident."

    A little girl raised her hand: "If a school bus carrying 50 children

    drove over a cliff, killing everyone inside, that would be a tragedy."

    "I'm afraid not," explained the PM. "That's what we would call a great


    The room went silent. No other children volunteered. Blair searched the

    room. "Isn't there someone here who can give me an example of tragedy?"

    Finally at the back of the room a small boy raised his hand. In a quiet

    voice he said: "If an aircraft carrying you, Mr Blair, was struck by a

    "friendly fire" missile and blown to smithereens, that would be a


    "Fantastic!" exclaimed Blair. "That's right. And can you tell me why

    that would be a tragedy?"

    "Well," says the boy, "it has to be a tragedy, because it certainly

    wouldn't be a great loss and it probably wouldn't be an accident


  2. #2
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Post Thanks / Like
    0 Post(s)
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats


    Excellent!!! ......and so true!!!!!!!

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. What is a Tragedy?
    By paddyvectra in forum Comedy & Humour
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10th December 2011, 20:56
  2. Tragedy
    By Sharon_C in forum General Chat
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 12th August 2008, 00:23

Visitors found this page by searching for:

Nobody landed on this page from a search engine, yet!


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts