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    what have the following words got in common?.............

    Carol, cracker, holly, ivy, mistletoe

    Dwarf, elf, goblin

    Abbey, aisle, altar, bishop, chapel, christen, disciple, minister, monastery, monk, nun, nunnery, parish, pew, psalm, pulpit, saint, sin, devil, vicar

    Coronation, duchess, duke, emperor, empire, monarch, decade

    adder, ass, beaver, boar, budgerigar, bullock, cheetah, colt, corgi, cygnet, doe, drake, ferret, gerbil, goldfish, guinea pig, hamster, heron, herring, kingfisher, lark, leopard, lobster, magpie, minnow, mussel, newt, otter, ox, oyster, panther, pelican, piglet, plaice, poodle, porcupine, porpoise, raven, spaniel, starling, stoat, stork, terrapin, thrush, weasel, wren.

    Acorn, allotment, almond, apricot, ash, bacon, beech, beetroot, blackberry, blacksmith, bloom, bluebell, bramble, bran, bray, bridle, brook, buttercup, canary, canter, carnation, catkin, cauliflower, chestnut, clover, conker, county, cowslip, crocus, dandelion, diesel, fern, fungus, gooseberry, gorse, hazel, hazelnut, heather, holly, horse chestnut, ivy, lavender, leek, liquorice, manger, marzipan, melon, minnow, mint, nectar, nectarine, oats, pansy, parsnip, pasture, poppy, porridge, poultry, primrose, prune, radish, rhubarb, sheaf, spinach, sycamore, tulip, turnip, vine, violet, walnut, willow

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    how many times in the past few weeks have your kids mentioned these 4 words alone

    Carol, cracker, holly, ivy

    read item..............
    telegraph.co.uk/edu…tml

    had to laugh (to myself) in the first paragraph where it says the words that they are being replace by I was positive it was going to mention playa and h4te.

    Its absolutely stupid - nice to see they have decided put in words such as vandalism, creep and chatroom :?

    Weasel out and alliteration in - what is the world coming to??:roll:
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