An object lesson;Jotter

25th June 1999 at 01:00
Schools have got to watch their curricular steps these days. Jim Dignan, HMI, was recalling at a conference last week a carefully-prepared lesson he had witnessed in a Glasgow school in which an outside expert was delivering a spiel on the perils of alcohol. Various "visual aids" were lined up to indicate the intake that would be required to produce effects from talkative to potentially fatal.

One youngster looked at the information and observed: "If these numbers are correct, last weekend I was deid twice."

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