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"You are all behaving like teenagers"

5,933

Annual expenditure per secondary student in the UK (in US dollars).

Source: Organisation for economic co-operation and development (OECD)

First child: "What does symmetry mean?"Second child: "Well, when my auntie died, she was buried in one."

6,510

Average annual expenditure per secondary student across OECD countries (in US dollars).

Source: Organisation for economic co-operation and development (OECD)

Music teacher: "Please don't confuse canon with cannon or cannon balls."Pupil: "No, they eat people."

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