A tutor who tooted the flute

Tried to tutor two tooters to toot.

Said the two to the tutor,

“Is it harder to toot or

To tutor two tooters to toot?”


A couple of flute students

wondered if their teacher

found it more difficult

to play the instrument or

to teach them to play it.

– quoted from The Pleasures of Children’s Literature (Perry Nodelman and Mavis Reimer)