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Re: colouring books and idiots

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carla harwitt (
Sat, 26 Apr 1997 18:48:46 -0700 (PDT)

Here, here, Rosa! Calling someone an idiot is extremely rude no matter
what part of the world you are from!
--Carla in LA

On Fri, 25 Apr 1997, Rosa Juliusdottir wrote:

> I do not like colouring books AT ALL and usually advise against the use of
> them especially for young children. I do think the message we give children
> when letting them use colouring books or photocopied images to colour is
> that this stuff is better than their own drawings. But my writing this is
> not to make it a discussion but to ask if people on the list think it is
> allright to call other people idiots? In my country it is considered
> extremely rude and one of the things we teachers do is to be a role model
> for younger people. I think calling someone an idiot is not something I
> would tolerate from my students so I would certainly never call another
> person that. Regards from the far north, Rosa