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Cocky Delusions of Creative Grandeur

Beautiful bird, is it not?  The Cockerel? The diminutive, Cock and Cocky have been used for year – YEARS – as nicknames, slang, euphemisms… a versatile and well-used word.  We’ve all heard it, read it and/or used it.  It is … Continue reading

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Trash

I refer to the novel, not the content of this blog.  Earlier this week it came to my attention that the Blue Peter Awards removed the novel Trash from their shortlist because it has two swear words and one violent … Continue reading

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Fragile Minds

As  most of you know, I work in a school library.  Now, aswell as having material to support the curriculum, we stock items that appeal and will broaden the pupil’s thinking.  We keep the Simpson’s books because they are visually appealing, quite informative, … Continue reading

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