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Flying Flapjacks

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GinN Report 25 Mar 2013 16:59

You mentioned April 1st, Dermot. Can't wait to see what is posted then! ;-)


Phyll Report 25 Mar 2013 16:55

Sue in leeds

I agree he must have been a wimp


Cooper Report 25 Mar 2013 16:37

Oh dear, words fail me

When I was at School in the 1970s we had flying board rubbers in the classrooms which were hurled by certain teachers. We learned to duck and dodge :-)



Dermot Report 25 Mar 2013 16:34

Talking about school children, they can now buy a 'Lernstift' - a new biro invention from Germany which can detect spelling mistakes & will buzz menacingly to highlight the errors as they happen.

Crammed into its barrel are some high-tech motion sensors that trace the movement of the pen & smart-phone style electronics that give it enough computing power for a word recognition system. So, pupils should not blot their copybooks any longer.

Not too sure if it works with American style spelling though.

It'll soon be April 1st.


AnnCardiff Report 25 Mar 2013 14:45

the world has definitely gone completely mad - what about chips - they're pointed at both ends - now that is damn dangerous :-D


Penny Report 25 Mar 2013 14:42

If school kids insist on throwning food, and hurting each other, bring back gruel!

Whatever next?


Jane Report 25 Mar 2013 14:20

Even the square ones have pointed edges!!!!!!.What is wrong with everyone these days.I have heard it all now :-| :-| :-|.I wonder what other countries think of our totally ridiculous and OTT reasons for banning things.I think we are a laughing stock :-S

 Sue In Yorkshire.

Sue In Yorkshire. Report 25 Mar 2013 13:52

This has just been on the BBC news,

Couldn't believe that the lad went home to recover from being hit with the flapjack.

Where were the women that are supposed to be in the dinner hall oversseing the kids while they have their meals.

I agree they shouldn't have been throwing food but it doesn't matter what the shape of the flapjack is.

The lad must have been a bit of a wimp having to go home to recover.


Lyndi Report 25 Mar 2013 12:54

Just read this lol - cannot believe that square flapjacks is considered the answer!!
Maybe safe circular flapjacks could have been used as frisbees :-D

Note nothing is being said about whether there were any disciplinary measures taken against the pupils involved - little treasures musn't be upset or have their rights to free expression taken away ;-)


Dermot Report 25 Mar 2013 12:48

Because of strict H&S rules, the Irish Rail Union has banned its members from test-driving the new driverless trains.



maggiewinchester Report 25 Mar 2013 12:40

Just heard this - it beggars belief!!!!

They shouldn't be throwing food in the first place. :-|


Frederick Report 25 Mar 2013 12:28

Keep the Triangular versions and expel the children who threw them,

bring back Corporal Punishment, six of the best will do them a world of good.



Paula+ Report 25 Mar 2013 12:13

School dinner staff at a secondary school in Essex have been banned from serving triangular versions of the flapjack after one was thrown, hitting a boy in the face.

Critics have pointed out that a square flapjack has more sharp edges than a triangle shaped one.

:-D :-D :-D :-D