One of the kindergarten teacher's Chinese-Canadian students was about to get a new little brother or sister. The teacher asked every few days if the blessed event had happened yet. The little boy was getting more excited as the days rolled by. Finally, one day the teacher asked her usual question, and the child broke into a big smile and nodded.

"Well, what was it?" the teacher asked.

The little boy, full of excitement and wonder, blurted, "Chinese!"