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Government to ‘eliminate failure’ from quiz shows

The government has announced plans to bring in legislation relating to TV quiz shows; in particular it wishes to re-brand ‘wrong’ answers as ‘nearly correct’. ‘The Weakest Link’ comes in for special criticism due to its name, which may lead people who didn’t win to believe they were inferior. It would be changed to ‘Not the Strongest Link, But Not The Weakest Either.’

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Posted: May 24th, 2009
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Newspaper hacks celebrate ‘prettiest A level students ever’

‘In our day it was much more difficult to track down an attractive 18-year-old girl with good exam results to stick on the front page.’

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Posted: Aug 18th, 2007
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National Curriculum to include the ‘Bleedin’ Obvious’

bleedin obvious lessonThere is concern that much of Britain’s workforce is under-educated in this area, and continues to fall for email scams, Readers Digest appeals and offers of extended warranties.

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Posted: Jun 9th, 2007
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Government to publish league tables on ‘hardest’ schools

School gang‘Often the highest GCSE results come from boys who are soft as shite.’

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Posted: Jul 20th, 2006
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