During the Mexican American War, an intense long standoff occurred along the front For days and days neither side made any advancesFinally, an American general had a bright idea He aimed his rifle to the Mexican trenches and yelled, "Hey, Juan!"A soldier jumped up and replied, "What?" The general shot him dead This continued for three daysA Mexican general decided that two could play this game and decided to try it out He called out, "Hey, John!"An American replied, "John isnt here Is that you Juan?"The Mexican general stood up, "Yeah"