Can you read and write? As Red Skelton used to joke, I can write better than I can read, but this reading’s wrote rotten!
“Tommy, can you read and write?” The woman asked.
“Well, I can write,” he replied, “but I can’t read too well.”
“Well, then, let me see how you write your name.”
The boy writes something down on a piece of paper.
What is this?” she asked as she tried to read the scribbling.
“I don’t know,” Tommy answered, “I told you that I can’t read.”