Whatever next ?

  anchor 11:14 14 Nov 2006
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Parents could be forced to go to special classes to learn to sing their children nursery rhymes, children's Minister Beverley Hughes said.

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  Jak_1 11:17 14 Nov 2006

To be honest, nothing surprises me any more from this or any other government we may get!

  anchor 11:33 14 Nov 2006

For those of you that need to revise your Nursery Rhyme repertoire:

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I fear that some of them may now be politically incorrect (e.g. Baa Baa Blacksheep).

  Monoux 12:14 14 Nov 2006

Is it 1st April already ?

  Hertz Van Rentyl 12:20 14 Nov 2006

Suppose we will have learn to sing "Three visually impaired rodents" in about 10 languges.

  Monoux 12:43 14 Nov 2006

or Baa Baa multi-coloured sheep

  spuds 14:17 14 Nov 2006

Whoever thinks these things up, must be really desperate to prove that they hold a job of high importance. No doubt, it will cost a large amount of money in consultancy fees. Then someone will decide that the scheme is not workable. Ah well, back to the drawing board.

  Hertz Van Rentyl 16:40 14 Nov 2006

languges! sorry been practicing my Punch and Judy patter.

  Confab 16:51 14 Nov 2006

Look at the source of the article and take it with a bucket of salt!

  anchor 09:20 15 Nov 2006

No smoke without fire!.

It may never come to pass, but there is obviously some basis in fact.

  gudgulf 10:11 15 Nov 2006

George Orwell for Prime Minister!............of course the official residence would have to be re-addressed to (Room)101 Downing Street.

And maybe we could have a new reality tv show.......the "Rhyme Factor" to find the person needed to do the instructing of parents in reciting Nursery Rhymes!

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