Mrs. Applebee, the 6th grade teacher, posed the following problem to one of her arithmetic classes:
"A wealthy man dies and leaves ten million dollars. One-fifth is to go to his wife, one-fifth is to go to his son, one-sixth to his butler, and the rest to charity. Now, what does each get?"
After a very long silence in the classroom, little Morris raised his hand.
The teacher called on Morris for his answer.
With complete sincerity in his voice, little Morris answered, "A lawyer!"