4th May 2012 at 01:00

In a secondary class, a teacher holds a quiz mixing general knowledge with subject questions:

Teacher: "Which animal terrorised cinema screens in the Seventies and Eighties and made sure you could never swim in the sea happily again?"

Overexcited boy: "Miss! I know this! Is it George's Wonderful Snake?" (Pupils eject him from their team.)

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