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to want to ( lightly) strangle anyone who calls a fee paying school INDIE

(37 Posts)
MaureenCognito Fri 26-Oct-12 15:26:24

bunch of knobs

valiumredhead Fri 26-Oct-12 15:27:03

Ok

MaureenCognito Fri 26-Oct-12 15:27:26

you go first

PickledFanjoCat Fri 26-Oct-12 15:28:42

I don't know any such folk. So I'm not sure if they deserve a light strangle!

OwedToAutumn Fri 26-Oct-12 15:29:05

I have never, IRL, heard anyone say this!

MaureenCognito Fri 26-Oct-12 15:29:10

i bet they have naff facebook statuses too

MaureenCognito Fri 26-Oct-12 15:29:34

they are on the list.

PLus the people witht eh car park tickets in their mouths ergh

whistlestopcafe Fri 26-Oct-12 15:29:45

It's a term that makes my teeth itch too. I think some people think that the term "private" sounds too exclusive so they use the term "indie" because it conjures up images of lots of free spirits hanging out in a cool sort of way.

MaureenCognito Fri 26-Oct-12 15:30:26

rather than kids in sodding boaters?

usualsuspect3 Fri 26-Oct-12 15:31:22

Oh god yes, I hate the word Indie.

It does make you sound like knob.

weegiemum Fri 26-Oct-12 15:33:13

<parp>

Was going to write something then realised I'd get flamed for it .......

RosemaryHoyt Fri 26-Oct-12 15:33:42

Yes yes yes YASONBU! Thank you!

RinderThrillerNight Fri 26-Oct-12 15:34:53

YABU. It is just not important.

tethersend Fri 26-Oct-12 15:35:00

YANBU and The Chart Show agreed.

WiseKneeHairStandingOnEnd Fri 26-Oct-12 15:36:57

Fred about a Fred? hmm

OwedToAutumn Fri 26-Oct-12 15:36:57

What's eh car park tickets? And why would you put a car park ticket of any sort in your mouth? (You don't know where it's been!)

naughtymummy Fri 26-Oct-12 15:37:45

car park tickets ???

OwedToAutumn Fri 26-Oct-12 15:38:37

^^

Up there! (15:29:34)

somebloke123 Fri 26-Oct-12 15:38:52

Is it as bad as calling a university a "uni"?

usualsuspect3 Fri 26-Oct-12 15:39:32

You see 'Indie school' all over MN, so it's not just about one thread.

MaureenCognito Fri 26-Oct-12 15:39:40

UNI shitty Australian shite

PickledFanjoCat Fri 26-Oct-12 15:41:16

I nearly said uni the other day. The fucking shame! blush

usualsuspect3 Fri 26-Oct-12 15:42:12

I do say uni though grin

naughtymummy Fri 26-Oct-12 15:44:29

Please explain what car park tickets have to do with private school ,feel realy stupid (state educated innit)

MaureenCognito Fri 26-Oct-12 15:45:15

just another fetish of mine

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