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Sir Michael Wilshaw walks in to a bar…8 of your best jokes

When the Ofsted chief was cornered in a pub by teachers during the sixth-form strike last month, the opportunity to turn it into a variation of the classic joke was just too tempting. Here are some of the best that Twitter users came up with

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When the Ofsted chief was cornered in a pub by teachers during the sixth-form strike last month, the opportunity to turn it into a variation of the classic joke was just too tempting. Here are some of the best that Twitter users came up with

  1. Sir Michael Wilshaw walks into a bar and says: "Without three years' data, I have no idea how to decide if this place is good or not" – @TFinnKelcey
  2. Sir Michael Wilshaw walks into a bar, pays for his pint with a tenner, and demands to see change immediately – @JohnDougherty8
  3. Sir Michael Wilshaw walks into a bar. The landlord says, "Come outside, I’ve got something to show you." SMW: "What is it?" Landlord: "We’re out, standing" – @jon_brunskill
  4. Sir Michael Wilshaw walks into a bar. Bartender: "Bitter?" SMW: "Of course I am. They wouldn't let me inspect academy chains" – @SDupp
  5. Sir Michael Wilshaw walks into a bar. Ironic, as he is the one who claimed to have raised the bar in the first place – @paulsnorman
  6. Sir Michael Wilshaw walks into a bar and orders a whisky. "Single or double?" says the barman. SMW immediately demands special measures – @Trivium21c
  7. Sir Michael Wilshaw walks into a bar. "Whisky please!" "Teachers?" "Don't you start!" "Famous grouse?" "I've been called worse" – @BenVerinder
  8. Sir Michael Wilshaw walks into a bar. "Wine?" No, he says, I just think it's important that I use a platform to speak out where standards are too low – @PXEducation

Think you could do better? Send a tweet to @tes with the hashtag #OfstedJokes. 

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