Soundbites

* A Year 3 child was heard to tell his parents as he came out of school: "We didn't have the teacher today, she wasn't in school. We had a surprise teacher instead."

MIRANDA SHEPPARD

* From a Year 6 reading test on smugglers.

Q: What measure do we use today instead of pounds?

A: Killer grams.

ELAINE LUKE

* Five-year-old Ben asked me for his address. I knew where he lived, so prompted him for the name of his house. "I'm not sureI but I think it begins with www dot."

RHIANNON RUAL

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