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    School gives pupils f-word limit

    Pupils are being allowed to swear at one Northamptonshire secondary school - as long as they limit their use of bad language to five times a lesson.

    A tally of how many times the f-word is used will be kept on the board.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/n...re/4194098.stm

    I bet the teacher's cannot wait to go back to school there then!
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    lol, the F word 5 times a lesson?!
    In my school, you couldn't even speak normal words during a lesson, you would be sent to a study room. Never mind swear, most definitely get a detention or suspension!
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    Some of my classes people would struggle to keep to that
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    Same here. There is a lot of swearing in my school, a lot of it done by me. And not much is done about it apart from a slap on the wrists.
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    I don't think I've ever really said f*** in a lesson loud enough for a teacher to hear..my use of "dog s**t" was tolerated very well by the teacher, but you'd get a detention for saying anything stronger.
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    So, basically, "You must now say the word 'f*ck' four times a lesson".
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    One of my mates always swears, and he always does it when the teacher is directly behind him, but he doesnt know this. It is hilarious when she flips on him.
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    Man at my college I know a few teachers who wouldn't be able to stick to that rule :rolleyes: never mind the students. There wouldn't be any teacher / student jokes if we can't say f*** as much as we wanted to :p: .
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    we wouldn't get away with sayin it once in our lessons, trachers would go ballistic, probably get sent home..and were all nearly 18.. :p: wouldn't like to think about my little sister going to high school knowing pupils were allowed to swear like that in lessons, i'd get a slap if i swore like that at home, not going to bring good habits back from school is it :rolleyes:
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    That's insane.... mind you it must be pretty bad for them to have to implement a system like that :confused:
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    (Original post by Shaun O'Keefe)
    School gives pupils f-word limit

    Pupils are being allowed to swear at one Northamptonshire secondary school - as long as they limit their use of bad language to five times a lesson.

    A tally of how many times the f-word is used will be kept on the board.

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/n...re/4194098.stm

    I bet the teacher's cannot wait to go back to school there then!
    lol. :rolleyes: what kind of school is that?? can you have "un-used-allowance-roll-overs"?
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    Words are only bad because humans deem them to be.

    Who cares--let them say whatever they want unless the insult is directed at a person for the purpose of inflicting pain.
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    And the next rule will be: "Children are only allowed to happy slap one student each, twice during each lesson. Those who offend less times than that will get a good behaviour letter sent to their parents."

    As for the swearing, my school teachers taught me alot of the bad words I know!
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    (Original post by Shaun O'Keefe)
    And not much is done about it apart from a slap on the wrists.
    bit like most people who get arrested. slap on the wrist and asked not to do it again... day after day....
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    that's ridiculous! Kids already run schools as it is without being allowed to swear as well lol as it is and that new rule is guna be hard to carry out - how confusing
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    Interesting, if ridiculous, idea. I think people who suffer most won't be people who swear to offend but people to swear instead of saying "er". Surely you know at least one person who'd say "Alright... seven times six is.... f*ckin'.... forty.... f*ckin' four."

    And the next rule will be: "Children are only allowed to happy slap one student each, twice during each lesson. Those who offend less times than that will get a good behaviour letter sent to their parents."
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    I imagine though that the idea of this is to allow people to get fed up with swearing in class. My GCSE English teacher decided to allow my class to use obscenity in our writing, as long as it was 'in context' lol - cue a few weeks of work with swearing in every sentence, and then we all got fed up with it. After all, if it was allowed it wasn't really as much fun ...

    Keeping tally on the board sounds as though it would be complicated though ...
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    The teachers at my school would probably go ballistic if you said f***. They can tolerate words less strong than that, and sometimes they'll pretend not to hear or to mishear, but the use of the f word would be enough to warrent detention.
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    I reckon this will actually encourage swearing. It's like telling them to swear every half hour or so.
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    Keeping a tally!? Impossible! When I was at school, we used to do the "3 o clock cough" Does anyone remember/still do that!?

    Now, it's going to be the '3 o clock "f**k"'!
 
 
 
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