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The Telegraph's favourite day of the year...


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#1 Futtocks

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 09:07 AM

...Fruity Thursday! The day when attractive female students receive their exam results.

 

Students who are ugly or male (or both) are awarded theirs in a separate ceremony in a darkened cellar, some time next week.


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#2 Johnoco

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 09:31 AM

Pretty sure this wasn't an annual event in the past. Who cares?

#3 JohnM

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 09:40 AM

At least the Independent doesn't go in for that sort of thing

 

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#4 Futtocks

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 09:58 AM

Pretty sure this wasn't an annual event in the past. Who cares?

Who cares? Sweaty-palmed Telegraph editors, that's who. ;) 


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#5 Tiny Tim

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 10:44 AM

...Fruity Thursday! The day when attractive female students receive their exam results.

 

Students who are ugly or male (or both) are awarded theirs in a separate ceremony in a darkened cellar, some time next week.

 

Some sort of welly fetish....or is this the new fashion...or perhaps they all just got As in A-level farming...



#6 Griff9of13

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 10:44 AM

At least the Independent doesn't go in for that sort of thing
 
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And the daily Wail http://www.dailymail...home/index.html

In fact they all do it. You can a just imagine the hordes of sweaty handed middle age photo editors pouring over the photos today. Their best day of the years.
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#7 JohnM

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 02:21 PM

not just photo editors, either!



#8 Larry the Leit

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 06:52 PM

Careful, this is how Gary Glitter got started.
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#9 Red Willow

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 07:10 PM

BBC article also ridiculed this annual ritual. 10 things parents shouldn't say on finals day.



#10 Wolford6

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 08:01 PM

The main reason the highbrow papers like it is because they'll sell shedloads of extra papers with multi-page education sections to parents and sixthformers checking out all their options.


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#11 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 08:06 PM

...Fruity Thursday! The day when attractive female students receive their exam results.
 
Students who are ugly or male (or both) are awarded theirs in a separate ceremony in a darkened cellar, some time next week.


Is it my eyes or is the one second in from the right just wearing a shirt and nowt else?

#12 Wolford6

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Posted 15 August 2013 - 08:12 PM

Is it my eyes or is the one second in from the right just wearing a shirt and nowt else?

 

'... pupils at Tiffin Girls School in Kingston-Upon-Thames'

 

Somehow, I didn't think the Telegraph would be sending its reporters to a comprehensive school in Hartlepool.


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#13 MikeW

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 05:34 AM

They probably use the young fit girls to prevent the kind of abuse I saw on Twitter because one of the girls in a picture was quite bonny.  Sad sad people out there behind their keyboards.



#14 Bostik Bailey

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 06:34 AM

They probably use the young fit girls to prevent the kind of abuse I saw on Twitter because one of the girls in a picture was quite bonny. Sad sad people out there behind their keyboards.


Be careful with the term 'bonny' it has a completely opposite meaning in west than in the east

#15 MikeW

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 06:47 AM

Be careful with the term 'bonny' it has a completely opposite meaning in west than in the east

Oh right.  For clarity then, she was a young lady of the larger size.



#16 JohnM

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Posted 16 August 2013 - 07:16 AM

Careful, this is how Gary Glitter got started.

 

 

I was in fact referring to those on here who had followed the posted link






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