Tuesday, July 01, 2008

British kids can use expletives in school exams

You have to wonder WTF is going on in exams these days. British high school students are being awarded marks for writing obscene phrases on their English tests because it shows at least some ability to convey a message.

A chief examiner responsible for training other markers said the phrase "f... off" deserved some marks. The British government's examinations regulator refused to condemn the approach.
We think it's important that candidates are able to use appropriate language in a variety of situations
Yes, very appropriate. What next! Expletives in French language classes - and in text message language, too, I suppose.




Anonymous Anonymous said...

Who was the silly C*** that dreamed up this f***'n stupid idea...strange, but after that expressive outburst I feel much better.

July 1, 2008 at 2:34 PM  

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