Carved up;Jotter

20th March 1998 at 00:00
Talking of names, benchmarking is all the vogue in inspector-speak. It doesn't necessarily mean the same in schools, however. A Glasgow science teacher explained: "Benchmarking - that's the carving about me in the chemistry lab. It's the best way of showing that I must really have got through to someone in all these years. And I have judged all subsequent insults by it ever since."

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