[lg policy] Primary school 'street' talk breeding illiteracy, claims thinktank
bulbulthegreat at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jul 23 14:37:07 UTC 2010
Dear Ron, dear Anthea,
from what I can tell, you have to be
- of the right (pun intended) political persuasion
- a master at sucking up to those in authority
to get a job at a think tank.
I loved this bit:
"In other European countries argot and slang are not allowed into the
classroom; children know exactly what is 'correct' usage in their main
language, and what is not."
Talk about clueless.
>> Oh dear. How could one of us get on a think tank?
> I have asked myself that many times...
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