* My colleague was doing "g" sounds in a Year 7 English lesson. She got to the word "gynaecologist".
"Does anyone know what one of these is?" she asked.
"Yes, it's a man who cleans drains," came the confident reply.
* A Year 6 group was using a CD-Rom to investigate the night sky when Jessica located Betelgeuse.
"Would you like to visit Betelgeuse, Jessica?" the teacher asked.
"No," she replied in a rather dismissive tone. "I've already been to Majorca and I didn't like the food."
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