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Talking of which...

We are grateful to the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers for its latest puzzler sent to members and their staffrooms.

Spelling out its pay policy, the union states: "The three-year agreement reached in the McCrone negotiations is currently the high-water mark of these Desideranda".

Desideranda? Some scholars believe this is inaccurate, others say not - but it is certainly an academic challenge.

And we thought that Tino Ferri, the great Latin scholar, had moved on.

Learned officials obviously remain.

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