Boudreaux showed up at Mass one Sunday, and the priest almost fell down when he saw him. Boudreaux had never been seen in church in his life.
After Mass the priest caught up to Boudreaux and said, "Boudreaux, I am so glad you decided to come to Mass, but what made you come?"
Boudreaux said, "I got to be honest with you, Father; a while back I misplaced my hat, and I really, really love that hat. I know that Thibodeaux had one just like mine, and I knew that Thibodeaux came to church every Sunday. I also knew that Thibodeaux had to take off his hat during Mass, and I figured he would leave it in the back of church. So, I was going to leave after Communion and steal Thibodeaux's hat."
The priest said, "Well, Boudreaux, I notice that you didn't steal Thibodeaux's hat. What changed your mind?"
Boudreaux said, "Well, after I heard your sermon on the 10 commandments, I decided that I didn't need to steal Thibodeaux's hat."
The priest gave Boudreaux a big smile and said, "After I talked about 'Thou Shalt Not Steal' you decided you would rather do without your hat than burn in Hell, right?
Boudreaux shook his head and said, "No, Father, after you talked about 'Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery,' I remembered where I left my hat.
Esta lista veicula diariamente uma história, preferencialmente engraçada (afinal, quem não gosta de uma boa piada?), ou uma citação. As histórias estão em inglês, e as palavras mais incomuns são comentadas. Dessa forma os alunos aprendem, todos os dias, duas ou mais palavras novas. Todos os dias. Em um ano esse pequeno esforço diário pode vir a fazer uma grande diferença.