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School Bans Children From Rolling Up Sleeves (Cufflinks Still Optional)

by | 4th, August 2011

TO Australia’s Gold Coast, where William Duncan State School has banned students from rolling up jumper sleeves.

Says mum Amanda Craig, whose son Jayden attends the school:

“I went: ‘You’ve got to be kidding’ and a lady from the Parents & Citizens standing near me said: ‘It doesn’t look right’.

Anorak suggests that if the jumper’s sleeves need to be rolled up, the child should be dressed instead in a smart tank top or waistcoat. Indeed, our patron, Old Mr Anorak, is agaog and dismayed that the photo of Jayden and his mum in T he Gold Coast Bulletin reveals a child without cufflinks and collar studs.
We have every sympathy

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  • I can remember when Australian kids didn’t need jumpers. Or shoes. They laughed in the face of skin cancer too

  • June

    Does he mean jumpers as in sweaters? or roos?

  • Sweaters I hope. Rolling up a jumper could be a criminal offence otherwise, like Muffin the Mule

  • June

    and a sweater now, too (by all accounts)

  • dairy

    Muggin a Marsupial perhaps…?

  • I got a sweater for Christmas. Disappointing really as I’d asked for a screamer