Punch,  5 (1843), 249.

"Bolsters for Behind-hand Botanists"



Exam Paper, Spoof


Botany, Mathematics

    Series of questions and answers on botany, in which the answers are puns on botanical terms. For example, the answer to the question, 'What are the most difficult roots to extract from the ground', is, 'the Cube root'.

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