Biting back

A Lanarkshire staffroom has a regular "quote of the week" pinned to the wall. A recent winner comments on attempts by litigious and unsuccessful former pupils to seek recompense: "As a retired schoolteacher who failed in his ambition to become headmaster of a famous public school, I am planning to sue every pupil who, through indolence and indiscipline, was responsible for my lack of success."

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