Mother: Why did you get such low marks in the test?
Son: Because of absence.
Mother: You mean you were absent on the day of the test?
Son: No, but the kid who sits next to me was.
Devleen Mandal, Class VI, Delhi Public School, Bongaigaon, Assam
Tess: Jumping off Blackpool Tower isnt dangerous.
Jess: Why on earth do you say that?
Tess: The jumping isnt dangerous its the sudden stop at the bottom that is.
Manav Mirchandani, Class VIII, La Martiniere for Boys, Calcutta
Rohit: Do you know how to make seven even?
Simi: But seven is an odd number.
Rohit: All you have to do is remove s from seven!
Pankaj Kr. Hajjam, Class VIII, Bidya Teertha Academy, Calcutta
Policeman: Why are you trying to cross the road here? Cant you see the zebra crossing 40 yards away?
Boy: Well, I guess its having more luck than me.
Somdeb Sengupta, Class VIII, Lycee, Calcutta
Rahul: Rohit, can you lend your cat to me? There are hundreds of mice in my house.
Rohit: Sorry, my cat doesnt go anywhere. Bring your mice to him.
Srijan Mallick, Class IV, South Point School, Calcutta
Father: How was your exam, son?
Son: I did well, Father. But I keep feeling that there was something I forgot to do.
Father: What did you forget?
Son (suddenly remembering): Father, I forgot to hand in my answer paper to the teacher.
Md. Ashraf, Class III, Albany Hall, Calcutta
First thief: Hey! The police have arrived. Lets escape through the window there.
Second thief: But we are on the 13th floor.
First thief: There is no time for superstitions now.
Soumya Goswami, Class VIII, Rahara Ramkrishna Mission Boys Home Junior High School, Khardah
Teacher: Ratan, did you throw the chair at Ram?
Ratan: I did, Sir, because the bench was too heavy.
Anirban Choudhury, Class VII, Kalyani University Experimental High School, Kalyani
Mother: Ravi, why arent you studying? You know that your exams are knocking at the door.
Ravi: Thats all right, Mother. Dont worry. I wont open the door.
Koustav Sen, Class VII, Assembly of God Church School, Tollygunge
Question: What did one ghost say to another?
Answer: Do you believe in people?
Najda Belal, Class VI, Pattersons Day School, Calcutta