* It's the first day of term and the seven-year-old pupil points accusingly at the container of meatballs. "Yuck, what are those?" "They're meatballs. Why don't you try them?" I reply. He walks away with a couple on his plate with soe potatoes. A few minutes later his hand shoots up and in a loud voice he shouts: "Please Sir, I don't like these bollocks of meat."
* The Year 1 teacher was having trouble accessing a computer program and, to a disappointed class, announced that the PC had "frozen". Half an hour later Luke approached the teacher's desk to ask if the computer had thawed out yet.