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In a reading lesson I asked a pupil to pick up from where I'd finished.

"I'm lost, " he replied. Another boy piped up: "Come on, the classroom isn't that big."

COLIN PADGETT, ESSEX

My friend's four-year-old was counting backwards from 20. "Did you learn that at nursery?" I asked. "No, from the microwave," she replied.

JANEY HEWITT

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