A sixth grade class is doing some spelling drills. The teacher
asks Tommy if he can spell 'before.' He stands up and says,
The teacher says, "No, that's wrong. Can anyone else spell
Another little boy stands up and says, "Before, B-E-F-O-O-R."
Again the teacher says, "No, that's wrong." The teacher asks,
"Little Johnny, can you spell 'before'?"
Little Johnny stands up and says, "Before, B-E-F-O-R-E."
"Excellent Johnny, now can you use it in a sentence?"
Little Johnny says, "That's easy. Two plus two be fore."