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[Nov. 5th, 2007|10:09 pm]
Listen in, listen Ian!
Never overestimate the intelligence of the public.
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[User Picture]From: classytart
2007-11-05 10:26 pm (UTC)
Oh dear god.
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[User Picture]From: amuchmoreexotic
2007-11-05 11:08 pm (UTC)
More than 15m adults in Britain have poor numeracy - the equivalent of a G or below at GCSE maths

A G? It goes down to G now? I thought the lowest was F or U or something.
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[User Picture]From: classytart
2007-11-05 11:30 pm (UTC)
G then there's a U and an N - two sorts of failing! I think a G actually counts as a pass.
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[User Picture]From: chiller
2007-11-05 11:41 pm (UTC)
I got a "U" in maths for only being able to write my name on the exam paper before I froze. Heh. I remember sitting there for an hour or however long it was, just looking at the blank sheets. I remember the smell of them. Weird.
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[User Picture]From: my_name_is_anna
2007-11-06 08:23 am (UTC)
I like how she says that Camelot fobbed her off with some story that -6 is higher - not lower - than -8 "but I'm not having it".
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[User Picture]From: ozgirlabroad
2007-11-06 08:33 am (UTC)
Jaysus.
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[User Picture]From: oldbloke
2007-11-06 10:05 am (UTC)
Compulsory sterilisation. It's the only way.

For the Camelot directors, obv!
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[User Picture]From: just_wait
2007-11-06 07:17 pm (UTC)
Frightening!
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