Wednesday, 1 June 2011
I am therefore indebted to one of my followers for this week's 'Funnies'. Fishducky doesn't have a blog of her own. If she did, she would be inundated with followers as she is an extremely amusing lady. I have been fortunate enough to receive lots of jokes, anecdotes and very amusing pieces from her in recent weeks.
This week's funnies bring to mind my years of teaching. Exam howlers were always read out in the common room (no names mentioned of course). As for my own howlers, well when I was little and at junior school we had end of year exams. I was very bright and my parents expected much from me. They wanted me to do well and be put up a class the following year.
I read the questions through very carefully.
One asked 'Can you name ten fruit and ten vegetables?'
I held my tongue between my teeth in concentration and got my pencil ready. I wrote down all the vegetables I could think of - carrots, peas, beans, cauliflower, cabbage, leek, turnips, onions, potatoes, squash.
I then puzzled about the fruit: bananas, apples, oranges, pineapples, kiwi, peaches, cherries, strawberries, plums and raspberries.
Happy with my selection, I took out my eraser, rubbed out all the answers and wrote 'Yes, I can!'
Hope you enjoy the funnies. Thank you fishducky.