Diary - 5 best history howlers

23rd October 2009 at 01:00

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.

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