I've never believed that these are real student offerings, but they are still fun to read. These are my favorite lines:
It was the painter Donatello's interest in the female nude that made him the father of the Renaissance.
Sir Francis Drake circumcised the world with a 100-foot clipper.
a horse divided against itself cannot stand.
Beethoven ... was so deaf he wrote loud music.
The sun never set on the British Empire because the British Empire is in the East and the sun sets in the West.
Queen Victoria ... sat on a thorn for 63 years.