I think this poem has something to do with the psychological state of teachers. Imagine you're a child in a class and you ask your teacher five questions during a day - that's not very many is it, five - but if there are thirty of you that makes 150 questions a day, 750 questions a week, 3,000 questions a month, and if we say ten months in the year, that's 30,000 questions a year. If a teacher teaches for ten years, that's 300,000 questions. And this of course explains the situation which most children understand which is that all school teachers are crazy.
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