The SELEDA BACKPAGE…
Addis Ababa High School light bulb
jokes:
How many ICS students does it take to change a light bulb?
One if the light bulb is Ivy League bound. Seven if it's not.five to make
fun of it; two to smash it to pieces.
How many TiQur Ambessa students does it take to change a light bulb? None.
They're too busy pretending to be Lycée students to notice.
How many Bingham Academy students does it take to change a light bulb?
What's a Bingham?
How many Sandford School students does it take to change a light
bulb?
Technically one. But the whole school to witness such a riveting event happening
on campus.
How many Nazareth School students does it take to change a light bulb?
Twenty. Ten to open up the package. And the rest to go get a St. Joseph guy
to change it for them.
How many St. Joseph students does it take to change a light bulb?
Five. One to hold the light bulb, and the other four to convince the reluctant
world that it should be revolving around them.
How many Menelik students does it take to change a lightbulb?
Three: One from the First Shift. One from the Second Shift. One from the
Third Shift (there's a burnout problem)
How many St. Mary students does it take to change a light
bulb?
Weyné! Electricku beyezaygnis???
How many Wingate students does it take to change a light bulb?
Eleven. One to steal the only other light bulb on campus from the designated
CHat room. Three to resteal the stolen bulb. And seven to
lament the downfall of a once great institution.
How many Shimeles Habte students does it take to change a light bulb?
Nine. Five to expound on electrical theories. Three to come up with a
mathematical equation for the quickest way to change a light bulb. One to
pop it in.
How many Lycée students does it take to change a light bulb?
Three. One to comment on the shapeliness of the light bulb. One to kiss it
fervently. And the other to try to make it into a "real" light bulb.
How many Italian School students does it take to change a light bulb?
Two. One to ask who's fulltime job it is to change light bulbs. The other
to point to the zebegna.
How many Teferi Makonnen students does it take to change a light
bulb?
Fourteen. Four to figure out what a light bulb is. And ten to figure out
you'd first need electricity.
