A teacher asks her class to use the word "contagious".
Roland the class swot, gets up and says,
"Last year I got the measles and my mum said it was contagious."
"Well done, Roland," says the teacher. "Can anyone else try?"
Katie, a sweet little girl with pigtails, says,
"My grandma says there's a bug going round, and it's
"Well done, Katie," says the teacher. "Anyone else?"
Little Irish Shaun jumps up and says in a broad accent,
"Our next door neighbour is painting his house with a 2 inch
and my dad says it will take the contagious."