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Do you always have to be right...

Discussion in 'Personal' started by needabreak, Aug 5, 2020.

  1. EmanuelShadrack

    EmanuelShadrack Star commenter

    Wilshaw would have approved most wholeheartedly.
    Sally006 likes this.
  2. afterdark

    afterdark Lead commenter

    A lot of argung has been caused not by simply differing opinions but rather opinions (and suggestions) misre/presented as facts.

    For example 50 million a day lets fund our NHS instead.

    and, of course, 'unelectable' to describe an MP who has been repeatedly elected and reelected since 1983.
  3. Mainwaring

    Mainwaring Lead commenter

    [QUOTE="Doitforfree, I nicely say that perhaps X part were singing a wrong note in a certain bar. /QUOTE]

    When I tried that with the altos in my chamber choir the chief culprit (now long gone) informed me loftily that SHE did not make mistakes. These days we trust each other and I'm more likely to say 'You sang a bum note there, Paddy'.

    ACOYEAR8 Star commenter

    I am always wrong. Even when I'm right, I'm wrong. I was right once but that was in school and I was the teacher.
  5. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Good colonial overlord attitude there.
  6. Mainwaring

    Mainwaring Lead commenter

    I'd be eager to hear any choir conducted by a committee.
  7. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    It was the 'Paddy' singing the bum note, not a Hugo or a Fotheringale (depending on school).
  8. Mainwaring

    Mainwaring Lead commenter

    Paddy is Patricia and if she has an Irish connection I know nowt about it. I wouldn't like to enquire as to her age but I know she left school slightly early than I did. We often swap musical quotations, one of her faves being 'Never sing louder than lovely'. Labels can be misleading. Two of my former pupils, Piers and Lavinia Cholmondeley-Featherstonhaugh, were Central American.

    I looked up the origin of the Paddy quote and it appears that it was by one P. Sellers extracting the ethnic Michael. Any complaints may be addressed to Golders Green Crematorium. However I wish to apologise unreservedly for his levity and mine.

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