New Users - 2nd Formers or Squits?

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New Users - 2nd Formers or Squits?

Post by greg » Sat May 13, 2006 2:11 pm

It is great to see that this website is doing so well, and it has already brought memories flooding back. However, new users being listed as 2nd Fomers? Surely we Jonny-come-latelys should be classified as Squits, or has the world moved on making that too poltically incorrect?
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Post by J.R. » Sat May 13, 2006 2:39 pm

Don't start, Greg !

You'll be asking after the school cat next. (An in joke from months ago.)
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Re: New Users - 2nd Formers or Squits?

Post by Great Plum » Sat May 13, 2006 4:17 pm

greg wrote:It is great to see that this website is doing so well, and it has already brought memories flooding back. However, new users being listed as 2nd Fomers? Surely we Jonny-come-latelys should be classified as Squits, or has the world moved on making that too poltically incorrect?
Hi Greg, althuogh termed as squits by most - you can't technically call them that at the school any more - ridiculous really!
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Post by jtaylor » Sat May 13, 2006 8:18 pm

...and hence, we're nodding towards the school's political correctness and trying not to upset anyone!

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Post by Euterpe13 » Sun May 14, 2006 8:13 pm

not that it works, n'est-ce pas JR , RR , EA et al ??? :lol:
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Post by Great Plum » Mon May 15, 2006 8:52 am

jtaylor wrote:...and hence, we're nodding towards the school's political correctness and trying not to upset anyone!

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Post by J.R. » Mon May 15, 2006 11:57 am

Euterpe13 wrote:not that it works, n'est-ce pas JR , RR , EA et al ??? :lol:
Oui ! Vive la differance !
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Post by DavebytheSea » Tue May 16, 2006 4:11 pm

Some of us were "squits" when we joined the forum. I rather enjoyed being a squit again after all those years.
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Post by kerrensimmonds » Tue May 16, 2006 8:07 pm

And those of us from Hertford were not called Squits or Second Formers, so its all rather confrusing.
But I am glad to see that you clearly got home safely Dave, after your long drives over the last couple of days!
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Post by englishangel » Tue May 16, 2006 10:46 pm

As far as I am concerned, squits is altenatively known as '"Delhi Belly" or "Montezuma's Revenge".

I think in '65-'66 the most junior year were Second Formers but they were year 6.
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Post by kerrensimmonds » Tue May 16, 2006 10:55 pm

Well, thank you for that. It certainly puts us into context, even with lavatorial reference points!

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Post by J.R. » Thu May 18, 2006 11:41 am

kerrensimmonds wrote:And those of us from Hertford were not called Squits or Second Formers, so its all rather confrusing.
But I am glad to see that you clearly got home safely Dave, after your long drives over the last couple of days!
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I was slightly confrused last Tuesday afternoon !!
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