Are we alone?

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Re: Are we alone?

Post by lonelymom » Thu Sep 10, 2009 7:19 am

Richard Ruck wrote:Just out of interest, I was a third form squit (aged 12) in 1972. Are there still such things?
Yes. All new Second Form are called squits, and each squit has a Third Form nursemaid :D
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Re: Are we alone?

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by icomefromalanddownunder » Wed Sep 09, 2009 11:32 pm

anniexf wrote:
HowardH wrote:

I am always happy to oblige with the truth.

What a pity such truths are only selectively revealed. Parents would undoubtedly appreciate the truth about the calculation of their fees this year, but clearly this one will be closely guarded.

In addition, it would be 'nice' if it were communicated politely and respectfully.
Hear Hear on both counts!!

(Or should that be 'Here here'? How do you spell this; and what does it actually mean?!!)

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Re: Are we alone?

Post by lonelymom » Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:20 pm

:lol:

You wouldn't believe the amount of times I've wanted to write 'here here' of 'hear hear' on this forum, but stopped myself because I didn't know which way to spell it!
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Re: Are we alone?

Post by Ajarn Philip » Thu Sep 10, 2009 1:51 pm

"hear ye, hear ye" and "hear him, hear him" - google is a wonderful tool!
I know exactly what words I am wanting to say, but somehow or other they is always getting squiffsquiddled around

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Re: Are we alone?

Post by NEILL THE NOTORIOUS » Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:10 pm

Don't worry about getting things wrong --- Englishangel will be happy to advise -- I know !!!!! :oops:

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Re: Are we alone?

Post by J.R. » Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:15 pm

(Awaits a loud 'explosion' !!)

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Re: Are we alone?

Post by lonelymom » Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:21 pm

Englishangel always comes to my rescue too, in fact, I normally call out for her and she comes rushing to explain :D
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Re: Are we alone?

Post by J.R. » Thu Sep 10, 2009 3:33 pm

I'm told it's the 'nursing' instinct !
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Re: Are we alone?

Post by englishangel » Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:09 pm

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Re: Are we alone?

Post by kerrensimmonds » Thu Sep 10, 2009 9:42 pm

Doesn't look much like a 'nurse', to me....but then I acknowledge that I am a dinosaur.
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Re: Are we alone?

Post by englishangel » Fri Sep 11, 2009 12:45 am

NO, apparently nurses (and doctors) on a night shift in A & E somewhere took photos of each other laying flat out on beds, trolleys and floors and posted them on Facebook. So my little laughing person should be laying down not doing headstands.

p.s. I had no idea if it's "hear, hear" or "here, here" but my bet would have been on the former, as in "I hear and agree".
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Re: Are we alone?

Post by Jo » Fri Sep 11, 2009 7:43 am

Funnily enough there's just been a discussion about "hear hear" vs. "here here" on another forum I belong to. "Hear hear" is the correct spelling.
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Re: Are we alone?

Post by Richard Ruck » Fri Sep 11, 2009 11:15 am

lonelymom wrote:
Richard Ruck wrote:Just out of interest, I was a third form squit (aged 12) in 1972. Are there still such things?
Yes. All new Second Form are called squits, and each squit has a Third Form nursemaid :D
Sorry, maybe I wasn't clear. I was enquiring about third-form entry, rather than the existence of squits....

As I was a third form squit, my nursemaid was from the year above (LE). Incidentally, he's now on the CHA Board.
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Re: Are we alone?

Post by onewestguncopse » Sat Sep 12, 2009 8:48 pm

Third form entry is unusual but not that uncommon. LE entry is more common, although the major points of entry remain 7 and 16.

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Re: Are we alone?

Post by CHAZ » Mon Sep 14, 2009 9:39 am

Like Richard, I was also a 3rd Form entry...must have been more commonplace in late 70's eraly 80s as I remember a ton of u sin the first meeting with
newsome who welcomed us...
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