Vague ramblings

Crime and punishment

Posted in Musing by Ian Cundell on 9 April, 2005

OK. So this is going to make me sound a right old fart, but….
The other day I was in the local Co-op and overheard a conversation in which Mother A was lambasting Mother B for having the brass bound audacity to tell off Mother A’s mutant offspring loveable rogue. “I said: “It’s not your place to tell him off’,” she said (obviously this was behind Mother B’s back).
Now, when I was a kid if someone else’s Mum told me off, the last person I wanted to find out wass my mum.
Memo to modern parents: Your little lambywammykins is not an angel and, sometimes, a little street justice is both necessary and appropriate. Support it, don’t make it even harder to keep the little bastards under control.


Do feel free to chip in...but be courteous when doing so. Ta.

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