Wine, but no roses

14th March 1997 at 00:00
Another scandal bites the dust. Jotter thought a story was looming at a conference dinner of West Lothian nursery and primary headteachers, as Margaret McGhie, assistant director of the Scottish Consultative Council on the Curriculum and author of its paper on values education, told her table companions: "I haven't got where I am today without knowing how to find out people's room numbers in hotels."

Bloodhound investigation found that this only meant skill in having a number ready (preferably someone else's) when the waiter makes inquiry as to which room the wine should be charged to.

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