Fact and fiction

10th November 2006 at 00:00
"You might be the boss - but you're still meat."

What a dinosaur-mad Year 2 pupil told his teacher.


the average wage for a full-time qualified teacher in 1974

"Miss, I think if Jesus came back today, the last thing he would want to see is a cross."

Year 9 pupil discussing the relevance of the cross to Christians and why some wear it as a necklace.


the average wage for a full-time qualified teacher in 2005

"People might agree with the statement 'a man's place is in the home' because then they would have more time to do DIY."

Year 11 student in response to an exam question.

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