- Elizabeth's occasional rants about how much she hates certain foods (porridge, for example) and going into long examples of how much she dislikes it.
- Some of the letters. For example, one from 'The Land of Nod, Inc' goes into detail about the kind of beds they offer, which include beds of nails and flower beds.
- Elizabeth just deciding to not do her homework.
Funny / Feeling Sorry for Celia