Exam Howlers

…the student who simplified a subject by writing about it “in Lehman’s terms” baffled Iain Woodhouse, senior lecturer in the School of Geosciences at the University of Edinburgh, until he read the phrase aloud (“layman’s terms” was intended)

And more good and bad ones from this page. As the comments on the site notes, one answer was correct, so the joke is on the TA/examiner than the student!

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