Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

A girl sitting near us recently challenged her family with some arithmetic problems. Here’s one she tried:

Girl: What’s 9,000 plus 1,000?
Boy: A million.

Dad: Nope.

Boy: Nine thousand plus one thousand is ten thousand.
Dad: Right.

Boy: That’s also┬ácalled a million.

Dad: Oh, right.


One thought on “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off

  1. JustPIxelz says:

    This is why it’s always better to have a child owe you money instead of the other way around.

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