A belter

16th June 2006 at 01:00
MSP John Swinburne's call to bring back the belt has set teachers off down memory lane. The Educational Institute of Scotland's George MacBride recalls his old PE teacher who would belt the vaulting horse, raising a weal on its leather cover, as an example of his prowess.

Ah, the good old days.

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