Wednesday, October 8, 2008
The Story of Ee
"I'd like some waffles for breakfast this morning," said the king.
"OK, I'll make some for you," offered the Queen.
But on the way to the kitchen the Queen changed her mind and decided instead to cook up a breakfast of scrambled eggs. She got a carton of eggs out of her refrigerator and while carrying them to the counter, she dropped one on the floor. It broke. You can see it there in the picture.
When the King came downstairs, he was thinking to himself, "Mmm. Waffles. I hope she's going to serve them up with real maple syrup from Vermont and some whipped cream." He was so lost in his thoughts he didn't watch where he was stepping and his foot went right in the egg on the floor. He tracked raw egg through the kitchen, and, as he entered, he realized that he didn't smell waffles cooking; he smelled eggs.
"Oh, King! Look what you're doing! There's egg all over the floor now."
"Where's my waffles?"
"No waffles today. I made eggs. Aren't you going to clean up after the mess you've made?"
"Mess I made?" argued the King. "I didn't drop the eggs. You did."
They continued to argue all day long. When the King made his E it looked like this: E
The Queen's looked like this: e
Did they get along that day?