A World War II pilot is reminiscing before school children
about his flying days during the war.
"In 1942," he says, "the situation was really tough. The
Germans had a very strong air force. I remember, " he
continues, "one day I was protecting the bombers and
suddenly, out of the clouds, these fokkers appeared.
(At this point, several of the children giggle.)
I looked up, and right above me was one of them. I aimed at
him and shot him down. They were swarming. I immediately
realized that there was another fokker behind me."
At this instant the girls in the auditorium start to giggle
and boys start to laugh. The teacher stands up and says, "I
think I should point out that 'Fokker' was the name of the
German-Dutch aircraft company"
"That's true," says the pilot, "but these fokkers were