Have you been guilty of looking at others your own age and
thinking... surely I cannot look that old? If so, you may enjoy this
waiting for my first appointment in the
reception room of a new dentist, I noticed his
certificate, which bore his full name. Suddenly, I
remembered that a tall, handsome boy with the
same name had been in my high school class
some 30 years ago.
Upon seeing him, however, I quickly discarded
any such thought. This balding, gray-haired
with the deeply lined face was way too old to
have been my classmate.
After he'd examined my teeth, I asked him if he
had attended the local high school.
"Yes," he replied.
"When did you graduate?" I asked.
He answered, "In 1971. Why?"
"You were in my class!" I exclaimed.
He looked at me closely, and then the son of a
"What did you teach?"