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Half of PE students would shower if we stopped watching them

cleanliness is next to Godliness, with all that that entailsA recent study in the European Journal of Sports Sciences concludes the majority of students do not wash, yet the same students would happily start if the European Journal of Sports Sciences would stop ‘creeping them out’. The same teenagers admit that the main causes of self-consciousness in the shower were body self-image, duelling banjos or someone called Big Gonzo telling you to ‘pick up the soap’.

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Posted: Jan 19th, 2015
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Scientist trains teenager to use human speech

Following successful experiments teaching chimpanzees to use sign language, Dr Greg Watts has announced the first examples of human teen speech. ‘What we were all taught in medical school is that the vocal chords go through a maturation process, and that inarticulacy is inevitable during the adolescent phase.

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Posted: Dec 29th, 2014
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Anne Frank diary inspires teen’s ban on parents entering bedroom

Reading Anne Frank’s Diary has had a powerful emotional effect on Scunthorpe teen Jodie Matthews (13). ‘I can relate to Anne although she lived seventy years ago because she was the same age as me,’ Jodie said.

Jodie said it was Anne’s diary that had opened her eyes to ‘injustice, cruelty and unfairness’ to teenagers worldwide – including herself and her Year 9 mates at Scunthorpe Comp.

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Posted: Mar 26th, 2013
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Teenage pregnancy tests must get harder, orders Gove

But some critics point out that the test is already unpopular. ‘Most teenagers will only piss on a stick if it’s being filmed for a dodgy website,’ said a spokeswoman for one pregnancy testing service.

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Posted: Aug 13th, 2012
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Cool kids ‘were right’ to mock future Olympic loser

Now that Kevin Burgess’s Olympic dream has fizzled out, he has been forced to concede that his schoolmates were quite right to label him a saddo gayer.

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Posted: Aug 7th, 2012
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