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The Bar & Grill / Re: BWF Bar and Grill
« Last post by Jo Bannister on Today at 09:46:20 AM »
Me too, Chick.  I think this drive for graduate education for all is fundamentally flawed.  Not everyone is capable of benefiting from a degree.  Many of those who are will end up doing jobs unrelated to it.  Many of those who take on decades of debt to go to university/college are pursuing the "university experience" (ie a party lifestyle) rather than an education. 

And in the meantime, all the trades that used to offer valuable apprenticeships that equipped their trainees with skills they knew they would use, either as employed or self-employed professionals, struggle to find suitable candidates. 

It's ridiculous.  Nobody benefits - except the universities who charge extortionate fees for a few hours' education every week.

Can we all get real - look at what's needed, look at who needs what qualifications, and look at young people's futures beyond Freshers Week?!
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Word Play / Re: Conjoining Words
« Last post by Laura on May 27, 2022, 11:31:52 PM »
scale tipped
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Word Play / Re: Word association
« Last post by Laura on May 27, 2022, 11:31:36 PM »
peculiar
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Word Play / Re: Word association
« Last post by Spell Chick on May 27, 2022, 03:05:33 PM »
funny
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thick
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Word Play / Re: Conjoining Words
« Last post by Spell Chick on May 27, 2022, 03:04:56 PM »
up scale
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Word Play / Re: Change a letter
« Last post by Spell Chick on May 27, 2022, 03:04:40 PM »
fled
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chaos
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