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Pupil: "How old are you, Sir?"

Teacher: "I was 49 on October 12 last year."

Pupil: "When will you be 50?"

ALAN BENNETT, LIVERPOOL

During our first teaching practice, a friend told a textiles class she was "just going into the cupboard to get felt". She has never lived it down.

MANDY MINETT, CAMBRIDGE

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