ABC Wednesday, I for Interesting facts about history
Thank you Denise Nesbitt for creating ABC. We must thank
Roger too for the weekly job to find ten bloggers for each of the ABC
Team members to visit
and to read their posts. This will be now the letter I.
Some years ago I got this from one of my students, who got it from a friend of his.
following were answers provided by 6th graders during a history test.
Watch the spelling! Some of the funniest answers are those that are
1. Ancient Egypt was inhabited by mummies and
they all wrote in hydraulics.They lived in the Sarah Dessert. The
climate of the Sarah is such that all the inhabitants have to live
2. Moses led the Hebrew slaves to the Red Sea where
they made unleavened bread, which is bread made without ingredients.
Moses went up on Mount Cyanide to get the Ten Commandments. He died
before he ever reached Canada.
3. Solomon had three hundred wives and seven hundred porcupines.
The Greeks were a highly sculptured people, and without them we
wouldn't have history. The Greek also had myths. A myth is a female
5.Socrates was a famous Greek teacher who went around
giving people advice. They killed him. Socrates died from an overdose of
wedlock. After his death his career suffered a dramatic decline.
6. In the Olympic games, Greeks ran races, jumped, hurled biscuits, and threw the java.
Julius Caesar extinguished himself on the battlefields of Gaul. The
Ides of March murdered him because they thought he was going to be king.
Dying, he gasped out "Tee hee, Brutus."
8. Joan of Arc was burnt to a steak and was canonized by Bernard Shaw.
Elizabeth was the "Virgin Queen". As a queen she was a success . When
she exposed herself before her troops they all shouted, "Hurrah!"