dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #929

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Fri Dec 17 07:07:08 EST 2004

On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 11:56:38AM +0000, Rosemary Hopkins wrote:

>(It also meant that I did
>Latin and not IT, because of *course* people who are intelligent enough
>to do Latin will never need IT skills, but that's a whole different
>argument - it was a very traditional school.)

It worked at the school I was at - they realised that those of us who
were interested in computers would be spending our free time playing
with them anyway and didn't need to be taught about them, whereas Latin
and Greek were actually _useful_. (They were right, too.)

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