[DWJ] corporal punishment

Judith Ridge judith.ridge at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 19:40:38 EST 2011


I was Dux of Year 3! Alas, it wasn't a victory over Mad Sadistic Sadie
Maclean, as I'd changed schools by then. J

On 10 March 2011 11:21, Sally Odgers <sally at sallyodgers.com> wrote:

> It's not used very much now, Lizzie. After all, it's "elitest"! But my dad
> was a clever boy and he worked hard, so why shouldn't he be duxed? My son
> was dux of his trade class in the late 1990s. He was also a clever boy who
> worked hard. Clever   hard work is an excellent combination.
>  Sally Odgers
>
>
> On Wed, 9 Mar 2011 16:37:44 -0700, Elizabeth Parks wrote:
> As I was feeling rather smug about my vocabulary earlier, it was of course
>
>> the perfect time fora word I didn't know. Google to the rescue: to dux is
>> to come in first in a class.please, feel free to assure me that this word
>> is
>> rare in the US, and I'm not just unlettered.
>> Lizzie
>> On Mar 9, 2011 4:29 PM, "Sally Odgers" <sally at sallyodgers.com> wrote:
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Arts and Cultural Development
Blacktown City Council
PO Box 63
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