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by qwerty
Tue May 05, 2009 4:22 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital
Replies: 207
Views: 10131

Re: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital

I have never met Mr Franklyn, however I was at CH a few weeks ago for the memorial service, and when one of my friends asked where the headmaster was because she wanted to speak to him, she was told by the member of staff we were talking to - "I wouldn't bother if I were you" doesn't sound good real...
by qwerty
Mon May 04, 2009 2:21 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital
Replies: 207
Views: 10131

Re: Repeal major detrimental changes at Christ's Hospital

With regards to having sex at school, I'm sure it has always been against school rules, under the headmaster before Dr Southern it was immediate expulsion, then Southern slackened it off a bit and now it appears that Franklyn has tightened it up again, so nothing too much has changed on that front. ...
by qwerty
Sat Jan 20, 2007 3:05 pm
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Housey Slang.....
Replies: 360
Views: 40309

Anyone remember doing a 'garage run' this is where you signed out to the 'library' during prep, then ran across some fields by the prep block until you came out on a dual carrage way where there was a petrol station, you would come out of the bushes jump over the crash barrier and run over to the pe...
by qwerty
Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:41 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Old Blues who have worked at CH
Replies: 188
Views: 11551

I seem to remember Nick Harper coming back as a bocker briefly, also Andy Williams was an old blue, came back to teach physics. Also I think someone called Zoe ??? she was barnes B house captin in the early 90's came back as an artist in residence.
by qwerty
Mon Jan 15, 2007 12:12 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Your mum on toast !
Replies: 11
Views: 1326

I've heard it out side CH, (not your mum on toast, just variations of 'your mum') when I was at uni my friend from sheffield said that they said it in her school only they went down the 'your mum,' your dad,' your aunt,' your cousin' etc route. I remember hearing things like 'your mum's like robo co...
by qwerty
Fri Mar 18, 2005 10:39 am
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Housey Slang.....
Replies: 360
Views: 40309

I had completely forgotten about quiz and ego until I read it here, but does anyone remember DC? Someone would say "quiz?" then someone would reply "ego!" and if they didn't want it they would say DC and the person who quizzed the item would have to take it back. Was it DC or dici (latin or not?) an...
by qwerty
Thu Mar 17, 2005 11:03 am
Forum: Stories, Reminiscing & Teacher/Pupil Memories
Topic: Housey Slang.....
Replies: 360
Views: 40309

no-one seems to have mentioned 'your mum' which was the most common 'cus' when I was at school, however don't think that was exclusive to CH, but it did evolve to 'your mum on toast' and eventually 'your mums like robocop she's had that many screws' or 'your mums like bread, you have to peel off the...
by qwerty
Wed Mar 16, 2005 3:00 pm
Forum: General Chat - CH Stuff
Topic: Chelsea
Replies: 9
Views: 1125

I was told by someone who was around at the time the chelsea was born that there were three bushes all named after posh hotels, the ritz, hilton and chelsea, ah the irony! Anyway, the ritz and the hitlon were chopped down and only the chelsea remains