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    • Chris25
    • By Chris25 7th Sep 17, 7:03 PM
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    Teaching children the Facts of Life
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    • 7th Sep 17, 7:03 PM
    Teaching children the Facts of Life 7th Sep 17 at 7:03 PM
    I think we have to prepare children for a world where they can look after themselves.

    We need to pass on details which, almost certainly, they won't be taught at school.

    I would like them to learn that:-

    1.cheap bacon will ooze water,
    2.sausages take longer to cook than you think,
    3. fresh coffee always smells nicer than it tastes.


    Any to add?
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    • Alter ego
    • By Alter ego 8th Sep 17, 12:33 PM
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    After all that, what about teaching them about sex?
    Ignore me if you like, it's not the real me anyway.
    • Owain Moneysaver
    • By Owain Moneysaver 8th Sep 17, 3:06 PM
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    After all that, what about teaching them about sex?
    Originally posted by Alter ego
    They're quite capable of working that out for themselves.
    A kind word lasts a minute, a skelped erse is sair for a day.
    • pogofish
    • By pogofish 8th Sep 17, 5:45 PM
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    pogofish


    I still stand by coffee never tastes as good as it smells
    Originally posted by Chris25
    Get yourself a good Espresso machine, grinder and some fresh roast Monsoon Malabar. Nobody ever says that about my coffee!

    And teachig kids how to make first class coffee is an excelent laboursaving measure for you. They can make it from now on and it will maybe even help get them a job at college!
    Last edited by pogofish; 08-09-2017 at 5:47 PM.
    • tommix
    • By tommix 8th Sep 17, 6:49 PM
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    Unless you have a few years to spare, do not ask Patel about the facts of life...Fact.
    • meer53
    • By meer53 8th Sep 17, 8:47 PM
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    meer53
    That the washing up/ironing/washing/tidying up fairy does not exist.
    For boys only - how to pee without missing the toilet
    For girls - i am not collecting your hair to make a new carpet, it's OK to pick it up from the floor and dispose of it
    How to put the top back on the toothpaste
    How to squeeze the toothpaste from the bottom not the middle
    How to replace a toilet roll
    How to empty a bin
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 8th Sep 17, 8:52 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    If you can't talk nicely to your elders, don't talk to them at all.
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Walk 2000 3000 miles in 2017 - 2338.5
    This week 87.8
    • Owain Moneysaver
    • By Owain Moneysaver 8th Sep 17, 8:53 PM
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    For boys only - how to pee without missing the toilet
    Originally posted by meer53
    Not for boys only!
    A kind word lasts a minute, a skelped erse is sair for a day.
    • qwert yuiop
    • By qwert yuiop 8th Sep 17, 9:17 PM
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    Tap water contains much less phthalate.

    I can't believe anyone who reads a money saver website buys still bottled water. What a waste.

    I thought the bottled water trade would dry up during the recession, but it just kept going. Perhaps the recession wasn't deep enough?
    • qwert yuiop
    • By qwert yuiop 8th Sep 17, 9:21 PM
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    They're quite capable of working that out for themselves.
    Originally posted by Owain Moneysaver
    I'm still waiting for my mother to teach me about sex.

    I came from a farm, so I knew about bulls and cows. I was shocked to find the human position was so different. Usually.
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