Teacher: Raju, why did you do only three sums out of the 10 in the examination'
Raju: Sir, have you forgotten that we should be satisfied with only a little and not ask for more'
Akhilesh Kumar, Class VI,
Victoria Boys School, Kurseong, Darjeeling
Rahul: Name a person whose life is full of ups and downs.
Sanjay: A liftman.
Ankur Kacholia, Class VII,
St Thomas Boys School, Calcutta
Teacher: Disha, I asked you to write the spellings 15 times since you are weak in English. Why have you done them only 10 times'
Disha: I'm poor in maths too.
Sarani Dasgupta, Class VII,
Ballygunge Shiksha Sadan, Calcutta
Q: What did Rahul do when he missed bus no. 66'
A: He took bus no. 33 twice!
Shambaditya Das, Class VIII,
St Xavier's School, Malda, West Bengal
Sourav: Suman, come here quickly! There's a a mouse in the trap.
Suman: Why are you calling me' Do I look like a cat to you'
Anant Goyal, Class VIII,
Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Calcutta
Judge: This is the tenth time you've come here in the past month. I'll fine you Rs 100.
Thief: Don't I get a discount for being a regular customer'
Sweta Padma Pattnaik, Class VII,
St Vincent's Convent School, Balasore, Orissa
First goat: While I was eating grass last evening, I chewed up a cinema ticket and cried for three hours.
Second goat: Must have been the ticket to a really sad movie!
Banashree Saha, Class V,
St Xavier's School, Karandighi, West Bengal
Doctor: How's the patient feeling now'
Nurse: Oh, he's much better. He started speaking this morning.
Doctor: Really' What did he say'
Nurse: He said he was feeling much worse.
Somwrita Chatterjee, Class V,
West Point Academy, Serampore, West Bengal
Director: So, is your play neat and clean'
Writer: Oh yes, it is. The first scene shows a woman sweeping the floor and the play ends with a scene in the bathroom.
Aditya Gokhale, Class VI,
Army School, Binnaguri, West Bengal
Teacher: I want the class to draw a picture of a cow eating grass.
Amit submits a blank sheet after some time.
Teacher: Amit, where's your cow and the grass'
Amit: She has finished the grass and gone away.
Rajiv Prasad, Class VII,
Kendriya Vidyalaya, Calcutta
Old relative: How old are you, Rahul'
Rahul: I'm 14.
Old relative: But your mother told me yesterday that you're 19.
Rahul: Yes, that's right. But I learnt counting when I was five.
Arindam Saha, Class VIII,
Birati High School, Calcutta