"Oh. Which lounge?" she was asked.
"The departure lounge!" quipped the staffroom cynic.
* After each had brought in a cuddly toy, pupils in an infant class were asked to imitate the sound the animal would make. Jake brought in a lion and made a great impression with his "roar!". Annie's dog ws easily imitated with a "woof-woof!". When asked what he had brought in, Nicholas showed his frog. "And what sound does a frog make, Nicholas?" "Budweiser, Miss!" CHRISTINE BOLTON * An HM inspector was visiting our school to look at the literacy policy. He showed great interest in the work some Year 7 pupils were doing on Beowulf.
"So why has Beowulf been in the news recently?" There was a moment's silence and then a hand shot up. "Because there's been a full moon and that's when Beowulfs come out."