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ddraig
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Posted - 31/08/2020 :  10:58:01 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I remember Mrs Maddox well, she would swing into the classroom cloak flying, slam her folders (or your homework books) on the table and then call out the names of the offending people who had done something unquestionably wrong, usually, your margin (drawn in by one's self) was not
A: the correct size
B: Wonky
C wrong colour ink
etc
I spent quite a lot of time standing, unfortunately
She also had a great sense of humour, one time she had us turn over the raised piece of wood at the front on which she stood and use it as a boat.
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Alma
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Posted - 24/09/2020 :  14:59:26 Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
In reply to Bob the cousin you mentioned was either Rosina or Margherita who was Aldo’s sister. Believe me there were many who had a crush on her
My abiding memory of Mrs Maddox was that she called us her punctuation poppets.She was an amazing teacher & gave me my love of all things literary
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