The Other I

September 17, 2009

Creative solutions

Filed under: Just Stuff — theotheri @ 1:39 pm

The following are a selection of answers given in tests for eleven-year-olds here in England:

Q:  How can you delay milk turning sour?    A:  Keep it in the cow.

Q:  What is a fibula?  A:  A small lie.

Q:  Name the four seasons.  A:  Salt, pepper, mustard and vinegar.

Q:  What does the word “benign” mean?  A:  Benign is what you will be after you be eight.

Q:  Name a major disease associated with cigarettes.  A:  Premature death.

I couldn’t have done better myself if I’d tried.


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