Once,a teacher was telling the students about the great American President George Washington.
She narrated,"And in one incident,George Washington found an axe in his backyard.He took it,went in the lawn and cut an apple tree.Some time later,George's father walked in and shouted,"Who cut this apple tree?"George calmly replied,"Me,father".Looking at the honesty of his small child,George's father forgot his anger and praised George for his honesty.And as we all know,George later became the first President of America."
A child in the class became inspired from this story.He immediately went home,picked an axe and cut an apple tree in the backyard.Some time later,the child's father came in:-
Father(Angrily):Who cut that apple tree in the backyard?
(Father slaps the child.)
Child(in a crying tone):Why did you slap me father?Today our teacher told us the story of George Washington.He cut the tree and when his father enquired,told the truth.The father was pleased and praised him and later he began the President of America.
Father:You idiot!You should have known that when George Washington cut the tree,his father was not sitting on it!