( b ) What happened when Mr Crocker - Harris cracked one of his classical jokes ?
One day, Mr Crocker Harris had made one of his classical jokes in class. Nobody understood it and hence nobody laughed. However Taplow knew that his teacher had meant something funny and he laughed ot of sheer courtesy. Mr Harris said that he was impressed by progress made by Taplow as he understood something the rest of the class didn't , and asked him to explain what he had understood.