1 - In the Olympic Games, Greeks ran races, jumped, hurled the biscuits and threw the java.
2 - King Arthur lived in the age of Shivery.
3 - The wife of a duke is a dukky.
4 - Helen of Troy launched a thousand ships with her face.
5 - Two hundred years of rule by the Tarts explains why Russia became so backward.
Taken from Must Try Harder: The Very Best Howlers by Schoolchildren. Published by Constable Robinson. www.constablerobinson.com.