Thursday, April 11, 2013

Something to make you smile

From: Mary L.
Sent: April 11, 2013
To: undisclosed recipients
Subject: Fw: Something to make you smile

According to a news report, a certain private Catholic school was recently faced with a unique problem. A number of 12-year-old girls were beginning to use lipstick and would put it on in the bathroom. That was fine provided it was of a natural or neutral skin tone, but after they put on their lipstick, they would press their lips to the mirror leaving dozens of little lip prints.

Every night the maintenance man would remove them; and the next day the girls would put them back. Finally, the principal, Sister Mary, decided that something had to be done. She called all the girls to the bathroom and met them there with the maintenance man. She explained that all these lip prints were causing a major problem for the custodian, who had to clean the mirrors every night (You can just imagine the yawns from the “little princesses” can’t you?).

To demonstrate how difficult it had been to clean the mirrors, Sister Mary asked the maintenance man to show the girls just how much effort was required. He took out a long-handled squeegee, dipped it in the toilet, and then, cleaned the mirror with it!!

Since then, there have been zero lip prints on the mirror… “There are teachers...... And then there are educators!”

If Sister Mary ran for any office… I would vote for her!

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