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Duh - I read this headline and thought it was about education.

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tortoiseSHELL · 20/03/2008 17:22

I need to get out more!

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LittleBella · 20/03/2008 17:33

LOL

It's like that scene from Amadeus

"Not enough notes"

Did you think it was referring to Haikus?

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tortoiseSHELL · 20/03/2008 18:24

My first thought was that it was about to say that children today use sentences that are significantly shorter than children 20 years ago, and this typifies our falling educational standards...

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unknownrebelbang · 20/03/2008 18:26

lol.

Short sentences are generally neither use nor ornament.

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tortoiseSHELL · 20/03/2008 18:33

I don't know what I thought the 'Straw' bit was meant to be...

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edam · 20/03/2008 18:39

the short straw, perhaps?

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tortoiseSHELL · 20/03/2008 18:41

oh must have been!

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