Q: What happens to a boy when he reaches puberty?
A: He says goodbye to childhood and enters adultery.
Q: How can you prevent milk turning sour?
A: Keep it in the cow.
We’ve all been there. You’ve been studying hard, the day of the BIG test arrives, you turn over the paper, and ‘what the *&%@ does that mean?!’ Not a clue.
Some students, rather than admit defeat, choose to adopt a more creative approach to answering those particularly awkward exam questions.
Packed full of hilarious examples, this book will bring a smile to the face of teachers, parents and students alike – and anyone who’s ever had to sit a test.
'packed full of hilarious examples of the creative ways students answer exam questions... More revision needed, methinks!'
Number 1 best-selling, paperback, non-fiction title, in The Daily Telegraph best-sellers list, 12th December 2009
'The student howlers that show our dumbed down exams are still too much for some pupils... you won’t know whether to laugh or cry.'
Serialised in The Times Educational Supplement (various issues 2009)
'both F in Exams and Blackboard Blunders are very funny examples of children’s unintentional humorous gaffes with spelling and understanding the English language... hilarious.'
Number 6 in the paperback non-fiction Christmas bestsellers list (compiled by Waterstone) and published in Seven: Supplement to The Sunday Telegraph, December 28, 2008
'A for effort, F for funny... Plenty of chuckles... smart alecs and the clueless compete to impress with answers so inventive they almost deserve the marks they certainly didn’t get.'
'When it comes to amusing little books to make you laugh out loud, this book detailing the best test paper blunders is certainly a good contender...'
‘packed full of hilarious examples, F in Exams will bring a smile to the face of anyone who’s ever had to sit a test.’
“...funny stuff ...worthy of the academic ability of Nigel Molesworth of St Custard’s ...”
‘Some great examples of exam answers from the most clueless – and inventive – of students.’
'Collection of humourous test-paper blunders'