Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

Arming The Bullies

If you have five or more children and neither of you can find work the Daily Mail has just come up with a fun new name for you.

If you thought of yourself as a traditional, catholic, working-class family you were wrong. What you are is a "benefits brood".

Imagine the school bully rolling that round his gob on a winter's morning. Imagine it bouncing off the playground walls. 

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