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Entry from July 05, 2017
“Teacher: ‘Is that a phone!?’ Me: ‘No. It’s my calculator.‘“

Students are often not allowed to carry mobile phones in school. A joke is:

TEACHER: Is that a phone!?
STUDENT: No. It’s my calculator.


The joke went viral on Twitter on May 21, 2012.


Twitter
Sara McCarthy‏
@mccarthy_sara
Bito: “is that a phone light I see over there?”
Carla: “no, it’s my calculator!”
#sofunny
2:14 PM - 5 Jan 2012

Twitter
lil‏
@idonutcareee
teacher: IS THAT A PHONE?!
me: No… it’s my calculator…
5:32 PM - 21 May 2012

Twitter
champagne mami‏
@ThatGirlLiz_
*In school* Teacher: Is that a phone?!
Me: Noo.....it’s my calculator......
7:54 PM - 21 May 2012

Twitter
Jayevs‏
@HallieEvs
*in school*
teacher: IS THAT A PHONE?!
me: No… it’s my calculator…
10:27 PM - 21 May 2012

Twitter
Students Problems‏
@FactsOfSchool
*In school* Teacher: “Is that a phone!?” Me: “No. It’s my calculator.”
5:30 AM - 23 May 2012

Twitter
FUNNY TWEETS‏
@JokesMemesFacts
Teacher: “Is that a phone!?” Me: “No. It’s my calculator.”
10:20 PM - 5 Apr 2017

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityEducation/Schools • Wednesday, July 05, 2017 • Permalink