Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Spare the Rod and Spoil the Horse


Apparently the Horse Racing Authority has said that correct use of the whip does not cause a horse pain.

What an excellent argument for the return of corporal punishment in schools!



5 comments:

  1. Ah, British Public Schools! they like that sort of thing!

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  2. Oh, I don't know, Bill. When I was at school, the rod was perfectly acceptable, but a lot of very good teachers became too smack happy!

    However, kid's punishments do seem a soft option these days - excluded from school? I would have only dreamt of such a thing!

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  3. And if the little buggers fail to perform then, turn them into dog-food, that's what I say.

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  4. Jenny: 6 of the best for you! It's kids', not kid's.

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  5. "It's kids', not kid's."

    Maybe Jenny was deliberately implying that a good trade-off would be to have one designated "Whipping Boy" -- or "girl" -- in each class, to take the punishment for all?

    No, huh?

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