LITTLE KNOWN MARITIME FACTS (as presented by some school children).
A number of primary schools were doing a project on "The Sea." Kids were asked to draw pictures or write about their experiences. Teachers got together to compare the results and put together some of the 'better' ones.
1. This is a picture of an octopus. It has eight testicles.
(Kelly age 6)
2. Some fish are dangerous. Jellyfish can sting. Electric eels can give you a shock. They have to live in caves under the sea where I think they have to plug themselves to chargers.
(Christopher age 7)
3. Oysters' balls are called pearls.
(James age 6)
4. If you are surrounded by sea you are an Island . If you don't have sea all around you, you are in continent.
( Wayne age 7)
5. I think sharks are ugly and mean, and have big teeth, just like Emily Richardson. She's not my friend no more.
(Kylie age 6)
6. A dolphin breathes through an asshole on the top of it's head.
(Billy age 8)
7. My uncle goes out in his boat with pots, and comes back with crabs.
(Millie age 6)
8. When ships had sails, they used to use the trade winds to cross the ocean. Sometimes, when the wind didn't blow, the sailors would whistle to make the wind come. My brother said they would be better off eating beans.
(William age 7)
9. I like mermaids. They are beautiful, and I like their shiny tails. How do mermaids get pregnant?
(Helen age 6)
10. When you go swimming in the sea, it is very cold, and it makes my willy shrink.
(Kevin age 6)