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. The 'school inspector often gets more than h<e asks for. One ■who was examining a class that was said to consist of very dull boys thought of challenging their perceptions by confusing their answers. Asking the lads to give him a number, he got one, which he wfote down oh the blackboard as 2. No remark coming from the class, he asked for another number, which he wrote down as 84. No sign of intelligence was apparent, and he once more asited for a number. Then arose a youth with a raucous voice, who called out: “Thirty-three, Nah let’s see if tha can mess abaht with that.”—‘ Boy’s Own Paper.'

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 1, Issue 15630, 22 October 1914

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Page 5 Advertisements Column 1 Issue 15630, 22 October 1914

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