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HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL BY SHUTTING DOWN YOUR BRAIN!
A GREAT JOKE
ANOTHER FUN MOMENT
SOME USELESS INFORMATION
DEADLINES AND REMINDERS
Parfrey Murphy: Chartered Accountants
July 2012

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ANOTHER FUN MOMENT
by Seamus Parfrey

The following is a selection of U.K. school test questions with answers from 16-year olds.

 

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

 

Q. Explain one of the processes by which water can be made safe to drink
A. Flirtation makes water safe to drink because it removes large pollutants like grit, sand, dead sheep and canoeists

 

Q. How is dew formed?
A. The sun shines down on the leaves and makes them perspire

 

Q. What causes the tides in the oceans?
A. The tides are a fight between the earth and the moon. All water tends to flow towards the moon, because there is no water on the moon, and nature abhors a vacuum. I forget where the sun joins the fight.

 

Q. What guarantees may a mortgage company insist on?
A. If you are buying a house they will insist that you are well endowed

 

Q. In a democratic society, how important are elections?
A. Very important. Sex can only happen when a male gets an election

 

Q. What happens to a boy when he reaches puberty?
A. He says goodbye to his boyhood and looks forward to his adultery

 

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

 

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

 

Q. How are the main 20 parts of the body categorised (e.g. The abdomen)?
A. The body is consisted into 3 parts – the brainium, the borax and the abdominal cavity. The brainium contains the brain, the borax contains the heart and lungs and the abdominal cavity contains the five bowels: A, E, I,O,U.

 

Q. What is the fibula?
A. A small lie

 

Q. What does ‘varicose’ mean?
A. Nearby

 

Q. Give the meaning of the term ‘Caesarean section’
A. The caesarean section is a district in Rome

 

Q. What is a seizure?
A. A Roman Emperor.

 

Q. What is a terminal illness?
A. When you are sick at the airport.

 

Q. Give an example of a fungus. What is a characteristic feature?
A. Mushrooms. They always grow in damp places and they look like umbrellas

 

Q. What does the word ‘benign’ mean?
A. Benign is what you will be after you be eight

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