A student teacher is given a post in deepest darkest Somerset.
Whilst doing a maths lesson she seeks to ingratiate herself with the largely farming fraternity by posing her questions in a manner that would appeal to them.
For instance, when asking simple arithmetic, instead of just using boring numbers, she uses farming implements produce and animals to stimulate the imagination.
She does quite well until she asks the following:
“Now class, if you had twelve sheep and six of them jumped through a hole in the wall, how many would you have left?”
“None!” responds Johnny promptly.
“Ahhhh Johnny,” she replies with a smile, “You don’t know your arithmetic.”
“Aaarrrrr, Miss,” responds Johnny with a broader smile, “YOU don’t know your sheep!”