Quotes of the week

20th July 2012 at 01:00

"We are educating our students to understand what kind of language is appropriate." - The Shafton Advanced Learning Centre in Yorkshire defends asking 11-year-old pupils if it is ever appropriate to shout "fuck off" in assembly or call someone a "dickhead" in class

"The complexity of the modern world is making our brains adapt and raising our IQ." - James Flynn, a world-renowned expert in IQ testing, explains his recently published intelligence test results that rank women higher than men for the first time.

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