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    Default Most of the generation now aged 60+ were HOME SCHOOLED in many ways:

    1. My mother taught me TO APPRECIATE A JOB WELL DONE .

    "If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning."

    2. My mother taught me RELIGION .

    "You better pray that will come out of the carpet."

    3. My father taught me about TIME TRAVEL

    "If you don't straighten up, I'm going to knock you into the middle of next week!"

    4. My father taught me LOGIC .

    " Because I said so, that's why ."

    5. My mother taught me MORE LOGIC .

    "If you fall out of that swing and break your neck, you're not going to the store with me."

    6. My mother taught me FORESIGHT .

    "Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you're in an accident."

    7. My father taught me IRONY .

    "Keep crying, and I'll give you something to cry about."

    8. My mother taught me about the science of OSMOSIS .

    "Shut your mouth and eat your supper."

    9. My mother taught me about CONTORTIONISM .

    "Just you look at that dirt on the back of your neck!"

    10. My mother taught me about STAMINA .

    "You'll sit there until all that spinach is gone."

    11. My mother taught me about WEATHER .

    "This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it."

    12. My mother taught me about HYPOCRISY .

    "If I told you once, I've told you a million times, don't exaggerate!"

    13. My father taught me the CIRCLE OF LIFE .

    "I brought you into this world, and I can take you out."

    14. My mother taught me about BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION .

    "Stop acting like your father!"

    15. My mother taught me about ENVY .

    "There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don't have wonderful parents like you do."

    16. My mother taught me about ANTICIPATION .

    "Just wait until we get home."

    17. My mother taught me about RECEIVING .

    "You are going to get it from your father when you get home!"

    18 . My mother taught me MEDICAL SCIENCE .

    "If you don't stop crossing your eyes, they are going to get stuck that way."

    19. My mother taught me ESP .

    "Put your sweater on; don't you think I know when you are cold?

    20. My father taught me HUMOR .

    "When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don't come running to me."

    21. My mother taught me HOW TO BECOME AN ADULT .

    "If you don't eat your vegetables, you'll never grow up"

    22. My mother taught me GENETICS .

    "You're just like your father."

    23. My mother taught me about my ROOTS .

    "Shut that door behind you. Do you think you were born in a barn?"

    24. My mother taught me WISDOM .

    "When you get to be my age, you'll understand.

    25. My father taught me about JUSTICE .

    "One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you!

    "If Fawlty Towers is now being removed by the BBC then humour is dead. The puritans are winning because the establishment is weak and has no self confidence."


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    Default Re: Most of the generation now aged 60+ were HOME SCHOOLED in many ways:

    Stop crying or I will smack you until you do.
    It's not the least charm of a theory that it is refutable. The hundred-times-refuted theory of "free will" owes its persistence to this charm alone; some one is always appearing who feels himself strong enough to refute it - Friedrich Nietzsche

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    Default Re: Most of the generation now aged 60+ were HOME SCHOOLED in many ways:

    All true and never did us any harm. Not like todays self entitled Snowflakes

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    Default Re: Most of the generation now aged 60+ were HOME SCHOOLED in many ways:

    Quote Originally Posted by wainuitech View Post
    All true and never did us any harm. Not like todays self entitled Snowflakes
    Bit of a line though....sure not taking **** is one thing, abuse though is far too common in NZ.....
    Ex-pctek

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    Default Re: Most of the generation now aged 60+ were HOME SCHOOLED in many ways:

    Well I recon, rescind the “No Smacking Legislation”, reintroduce Canes into Schools, and drag the little S..t’s kicking and screaming back into line.
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    Default Re: Most of the generation now aged 60+ were HOME SCHOOLED in many ways:

    Yep bring back the cane and just because some parents can't control themselves doesn't mean that responsible parents should lose the powerful tool of being able to smack when a wilful child won't back down to an adult.
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