Q: What did the fire hydrant say to the Martian?
A: Are you sure there are no dogs on Mars?
Q: What did the Martian say when he fell in love with the fire hydrant?
A: I’d like to nozzle up with you.
Q: What did the first Martian who landed on Earth say to the fire hydrant?
A: Take me to your leader.
The Martians set down in the middle of a big city.
They weren’t sure where they were, and set out to find someone who could tell them.
“Why not ask him?” said one, pointing to a fire hydrant.
“Don’t be silly,” said the chief Martian.
“Can’t you see he’s only a child?”
chetra – n. a truck, a fire hydrant, and a big mess
A nursery school teacher was delivering a station wagon full of kids home one day when a fire truck zoomed past. Sitting in the front seat of the fire truck was a Dalmatian dog.
The children fell to discussing the dog’s duties.
“They use him to keep crowds back,” said one youngster.
“No,” said another, “he’s just for good luck.”
Then a third child brought the argument to a close…
“They use the dog,” she said firmly, “to find the fire hydrant.”
nigawa – v. to march in front of a dog peeing on a fire hydrant during a fire