790. Sticks and stones

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Mummy! Mummy! At school they called me Farty-Pants. Johnny called me Farty-Pants and then everyone started calling me Farty-Pants! Farty-Pants! I don’t want to go to school tomorrow.

Listen, Tommy. All you have to do is say Sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me! You say it now!

Sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me!

There! So if at school tomorrow they call you names, all you have to do is say:

Sticks and stones will break my bones but names will never hurt me!

The next day Tommy went off to school. Mummy knew she’d told him a load of crap.

30 thoughts on “790. Sticks and stones

      1. thecontentedcrafter

        😀 I will make a painting next year and use this quote – it is too good to get lost!! You of course will get a print (whether you want it or not) 🙂 Though of course this is all down to if I remember what I’ve just said……

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  1. noelleg44

    As a Mom, I do remember passing along this load of crap! What else to do? Tell you kid to haul off and smack the offender? Tattle to the teacher? Of course now, in the PC world we live in, tattling would work!

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    1. Bruce Goodman Post author

      That comment made me laugh!! How quickly the technology progresses, from a Notebook to a Kindle! And on the topic – although it’s password protected – I take it with all your postings, that the Bank is doing assorted acrobatics. You are perhaps on strike?

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