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Teacher: Can you tell me what is the difference between breathing and respiration?

Rahul: The difference lies in the spelling!

Neil Ranjan, Class VI, Carmel Junior College, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand


Raju: Here are some facts you must definitely learn. You are sure to be asked these questions in tomorrow’s examination.

Ram: Really? Please tell me what they are.

Raju: You must remember the answers to the following questions: your name, class and your roll number!

Priyanka Roy Chowdhury, Class VIII, Better High School, Calcutta


Teacher: If you drink milk everyday, you will grow up to be sharp and intelligent.

Student: That means the calf is the most intelligent of us all!

Rahul Talukdar, Class VI, St James School, Calcutta


A man comes back from a trip abroad feeling confused.

Man: Tell me, do I look like a foreigner?

Wife: Of course not.

Man: But in London a man asked me if I was one.

Abhishek Barua, Class V, Pragjyotish E.M.H. School, Guwahati, Assam


There was a sign in front of a fruit stall that said: ‘‘Don’t take more than one apple. God is watching.’’ Rita and Nita stood there and had a discussion.

Rita: Do you see the chocolate shop right next to this stall?

Nita: Yes, so what?

Rita: Let’s put up a poster there.

Nita: Oh yes! And it can say: ‘‘Take as many as you want. God is busy watching the apples.’’

Lopamudra Basu, Class VI, Ceaser School, Jalpaiguri, West Bengal


Question: Which key would you take to a haunted house?

Answer: Spoo-key.

Gaurav Sarkar, Class VIII, St Augustine’s Day School, Shyamnagar, West Bengal


Deepa: What is the opposite of a right angle?

Avik: Left angle.

Viplaw Srivastava, Class VI, Army Public School, Bengdubi, West Bengal


Rohan: Why are you climbing that tree?

Seema: To eat mangoes in peace.

Rohan: How can you do that? This is an apple tree!

Seema: So what? I have brought mangoes with me.

Shreya Shukla, Class VI, Carmel Junior College, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand


Shyam: My father is afraid of crossing the road.

Ram: What makes you think he’s scared?

Shyam: Well, it’s obvious. He is always holding my hand whenever we have to cross one.

Binay Kr Tiwari, Class VIII, Sunrise English Medium School, Belur, West Bengal

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