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6:37pm Tue 22 Jan 13

Babbar Divino says...

I never remember schools closing when I was young and yes it did snow back then. It's all the fault of the hi-viz, elf and safety brigade and a litigious society.

People need to get on with it. It's a bit of snow not a tsunami.
I never remember schools closing when I was young and yes it did snow back then. It's all the fault of the hi-viz, elf and safety brigade and a litigious society. People need to get on with it. It's a bit of snow not a tsunami. Babbar Divino
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12:05pm Fri 25 Jan 13

R'Marcus says...

Babbar Divino wrote:
I never remember schools closing when I was young and yes it did snow back then. It's all the fault of the hi-viz, elf and safety brigade and a litigious society.

People need to get on with it. It's a bit of snow not a tsunami.
Well written, Babbar.
In the 1980s and 1990s there was snow, as we all know and remember. We just got on with in then.
The elf and safety lot have a lot to answer to.
[quote][p][bold]Babbar Divino[/bold] wrote: I never remember schools closing when I was young and yes it did snow back then. It's all the fault of the hi-viz, elf and safety brigade and a litigious society. People need to get on with it. It's a bit of snow not a tsunami.[/p][/quote]Well written, Babbar. In the 1980s and 1990s there was snow, as we all know and remember. We just got on with in then. The elf and safety lot have a lot to answer to. R'Marcus
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5:27pm Fri 25 Jan 13

carlchrystan says...

I think it's more than health and safety; it's all about litigation. In our ambulance-chaser culture of the 21st century, councils and other organisations are petrified of the no-win-no-fee lot (who prey on the general population) coming along with a kid in a neck brace and a claim for compensation. Financially safer (not necessarily physically safer) to close the school.
I think it's more than health and safety; it's all about litigation. In our ambulance-chaser culture of the 21st century, councils and other organisations are petrified of the no-win-no-fee lot (who prey on the general population) coming along with a kid in a neck brace and a claim for compensation. Financially safer (not necessarily physically safer) to close the school. carlchrystan
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