Teacher: Why are you late, Joseph?
Joseph: Because of a sign down the road.
Teacher: What does a sign have to do with your being late?
Joseph: The sign said, „School Ahead, Go Slow!“
A newsboy was standing on the corner with a stack of papers, yelling:
„Read all about it. Fifty people swindled! Fifty people swindled!“
Curious, a man walked over, bought a paper, and checked the front page. Finding nothing, the man said: „There’s nothing in here about fifty people being swindled.“The newsboy ignored him and went on, calling out: „Read all about it. Fifty-one people swindled!„
to swindle – to get money from someone by deceiving them [= cheat]