Posted 02 March 2012 - 09:53 AM
Timak, on 02 March 2012 - 09:42 AM, said:
Headline on the BBC this morning said "Half of adults only have the maths skills of a primary school pupil"
Now maybe I'm one of those who is bad at maths but surely if half the adult population has the maths skills of a primary school pupil then they also have the maths skills of an average adult?
Primary school pupils in the UK have the maths skills of half the adult population!
Cor blimey guv, we have bright children in this country!
The mighty neo liberal steam roller that crushed all before it from the 1980s to the beginning of the new millennium has morphed in recent years into a Charlie Carioli clown car that now can not go two yards without loud bangs, smoke pouring out of the engine and the doors dropping off. (by stormymonday_2011, posted amidst the Barclays Libor crisis on 02/07/2012)
Polster: why did you vote labour?
Labour voter: because I hate Margaret Thatcher
Polster: how old were you when she left Downing st?
Labour voter: 3
(by Robo1968, posted 10/05/2010)
From BBC HYS 15/05/2009:
"Last year, my MP's second home claim was £5,000 more than my total salary and now I find out that he's trying to charge me for cleaning his swimming pool!"