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  • Writer's pictureJim Parks, CFP, AIF

Ready for a laugh?

One of the most important things any of us can do right now is to stay calm. Sometimes deep breathing can restore calm. Laughter can be soothing, too. The Mayo Clinic says laughter is a solid stress reliever. “A good laugh has great short-term effects. When you start to laugh, it doesn't just lighten your load mentally, it actually induces physical changes in your body.” As it turns out, laughing stimulates organs and soothes tension.

In the interest of promoting calm, we offer a few remarkable ways students have answered test questions. Bored Panda explained, “These bright pupils came up with the funniest test answers harnessing the powers of puns and their creativity.”

Test question: Briefly explain what hard water is.

Answer: Ice

Test question: What is the strongest force on Earth?

Answer: Love

Test question: Expand (a+b)n

Answer: = (    a    +    b    )n

Test question: Choose the right word: The man [hit/fit] the dog.

Answer: Pet. You should not hit dogs.

Test question: Write an example of a risk.

Answer: This.

Test question: Fill in the blank: I earn money at home by _____.

Answer: I don’t. I am a freeloader.

During these stressful times, we hope you find some moments of humor and good cheer.


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