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to now know that ds won't be a rocket scientist and it is all my fault as

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2shoes Wed 11-Nov-09 16:34:11

I didn't give him SMA follow on milk when he was diddy.....
it builds brains you know

StealthPolarBear Wed 11-Nov-09 16:36:24

feel guilty
you should

StealthPolarBear Wed 11-Nov-09 16:36:51

maybe he could have some now?
I could use some myself

2shoes Wed 11-Nov-09 16:37:33

lol he is 17 that would be a long follow on.
shame the advert is so sweet untill that bit

edam Wed 11-Nov-09 16:38:18

I happened to talk to a rocket scientist once who told me rocket science is not that hard really...

meltedchocolate Wed 11-Nov-09 16:39:30

yes but they would say that edam....

edam Wed 11-Nov-09 16:48:16

Maybe he should tell SMA? Let's report them to the ASA/Ofcom and make them justify the claim that rocket science requires brains and SMA will provide them. grin

sockmonkey Wed 11-Nov-09 16:48:20

Rocket Science... it's not exactly Brain Surgery though is it? grin

2shoes Wed 11-Nov-09 16:50:35

lol edam

StealthPolarBear Wed 11-Nov-09 16:51:06

does it come in chocolate falvour?

stleger Wed 11-Nov-09 16:55:12

2shoes boy may never be a rocket scientist, but he is a great joy to his mum and sister. (Adopts pious expression, and air of empathy of mum of similar sma free teenager)

TigerFeet Wed 11-Nov-09 17:05:24

but how can you not give them SMA

any fule noe that an ickle diddy amount contains as much iron as 20 l cows milk

it sed so on the telly

2shoes Wed 11-Nov-09 17:06:01

stleger oh he is lovely

TheCrackFox Wed 11-Nov-09 17:10:52

Have you no shame woman?

LeQueen Wed 11-Nov-09 17:11:06

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edam Wed 11-Nov-09 22:35:06

Being serious for a moment, sadly that isn't true. Although it's a much bigger issue than food.

Sir Michael Marmot is currently leading a very detailed review of health inequalities - i.e. the gap between rich and poor. Saw a presentation by him with very persuasive data that showed that an intelligent child from a poor family will be overtaken by a dim child from a well-off family by age 10. Diet is presumably not the main issue there, but it was shocking to see the figures.

LeQueen Thu 12-Nov-09 08:42:33

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sarah293 Thu 12-Nov-09 08:45:41

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edam Thu 12-Nov-09 10:53:14

Nah, I know the poverty thing doesn't apply to Mr McQueen, that's why he remained incredibly bright despite the crap diet! (He's not alone in being fed carnation instead of formula/bm btw, very common in ye olden days - there was a thread here about it once. My dh was weaned on bones from the butcher, on the advice of the GP...)

edam Thu 12-Nov-09 10:54:30

But is dh jolly clever, Riven? (Truthfulness may be sacrificed if dh ever reads MN, of course...) grin

sarah293 Thu 12-Nov-09 13:25:22

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AnnaSui Thu 12-Nov-09 13:28:15

lol at Edam. My brother did astro physics at a 'top' university (don't want to identify him/me) and he was definitely forula fed.

He can be pretty thick about everyday things sometimes, I'll vouch for that.

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