K J COBANE
* We had just finished the churchyard scene in Hamlet, and Jonathan, a little self-conscious but with a fine sense of the dramatic, was standing in front of the class holding Yorick's skull.
"ow, what lesson is Shakespeare trying to convey here?" I asked.
Voice from the back: "That's what happens to you when you smoke all those cigars."
* I was consolidating the five senses during a science lesson on the human body with my Year 1 class. We had four, but no one could think of the last one. One boy suddenly shot up his hand. "Miss, Miss, I know. Your sense of humour."