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Mungo9000's Avatar Comment 1 by Mungo9000

LOL! - Great stuff.

Local parents remain sceptical after a recent Ofsted report revealed that everyone attending St Usshers was an idiot.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:02:20 UTC | #843749

Vorlund's Avatar Comment 2 by Vorlund

Faith schools don't need to examine anyone doG already knows which ones will fall on stony ground and among the tares.

The surprise is that anyone needs to be taught anything and particularly about doG if he was anythiing like a half decent doG his creations would come fully loaded with everything they need to know about him. After all if he's so bloody good at creating things why leave it to chance by letting people learn things?

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:04:31 UTC | #843750

Pigzig's Avatar Comment 3 by Pigzig

Out of nowhere? It's a miracle.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:11:06 UTC | #843755

QuestioningKat's Avatar Comment 4 by QuestioningKat

Meanwhile, St Usshers is facing a bullying problem from neighbouring school St Dawkins. ‘The boys from St Dawkins are an absolute nightmare,’ said Dr Bryan. ‘Only last week some of them came by and deliberately threw fossils into our playground, shouting ‘Explain that!’ before running off giggling.’

Local parents remain sceptical after a recent Ofsted report revealed that everyone attending St Usshers was an idiot. ‘I admit we don’t have the brightest pupils,’ said Dr Bryan, ‘but that’s hardly surprising since we don’t believe in selection.’

LOL throwing fossils ah ha ha Surely they went back later to collect them.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:18:26 UTC | #843759

jesusdiedLOL's Avatar Comment 5 by jesusdiedLOL

Throwing around fossils? sounds like an act of the devil.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:23:33 UTC | #843762

Narvi's Avatar Comment 6 by Narvi

FYI: William Jennings Bryan was the lawyer for the prosecution in the Scopes trial. Nice little touch.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:25:36 UTC | #843764

stevenwood21's Avatar Comment 7 by stevenwood21

"I am interested in the Rock of Ages, not the age of rocks" saidJennings Bryan in a reference to his famous quote at the Scopes trial.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 10:51:13 UTC | #843771

Simon Templar's Avatar Comment 8 by Simon Templar

Meanwhile scientists have developed several theories as how the school and indeed field got there. Some scientists believe the field and school were always there and formed themselves due to a huge burst of energy though not all subscribe to this and have suggested there was absolutely nothing there to begin with and then something just appeared.. Some believe that this is not the first time this has happened whilst others think that this is not unique and there are a number of multiple or parallel schools in fields in existence. Stephen Hawking has stuck his neck out and stated that whilst the school appears to be constructed and the field farmed, no builder or farmer was required to do this. Richard Dawkins has put it down to another attempt by the Catholics to control and pervert but he does like the architecture of the school and some of the songs they sing

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 11:25:15 UTC | #843778

Wire_n_Wood's Avatar Comment 9 by Wire_n_Wood

o_O

Is this for real or is it a hoax?

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 11:37:40 UTC | #843782

SaganTheCat's Avatar Comment 10 by SaganTheCat

Comment 9 by Wire_n_Wood :

o_O Is this for real or is it a hoax?

it's newsbiscut. a fine publication of hoaxes

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 11:43:46 UTC | #843785

Peter Grant's Avatar Comment 11 by Peter Grant

St Dawkins :D

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 11:52:03 UTC | #843791

SaganTheCat's Avatar Comment 12 by SaganTheCat

"we don't believe in selection"

nice

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 12:08:20 UTC | #843799

Anonymous's Avatar Comment 13 by Anonymous

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Tue, 28 Jun 2011 12:08:29 UTC | #843800

jbkaffe's Avatar Comment 14 by jbkaffe

It's a spam/trollflood on RD.net these days.

Put on your swim gear ladies and gents.

OT. Bloody funny site, that newsbiscuit. :-)

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 12:18:09 UTC | #843801

mmurray's Avatar Comment 15 by mmurray

I don't see the problem. The proximity of the St Dawkin's school suggests the spontaneous creation from the vacuum of a creationist and an anti-creationist school pair. Nothing to do with God.

Michael

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 12:34:56 UTC | #843808

God fearing Atheist's Avatar Comment 16 by God fearing Atheist

ROFLMAO

Comment 15 by mmurray :

:-)

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 12:41:02 UTC | #843811

Ignorant Amos's Avatar Comment 17 by Ignorant Amos

Going by the picture, it looks like part of the actual set from 'Inherit the Wind' and like everything creationist, it's also just a façade, a card board cut out......something from the fuzzy felt bible and FLANNEL board bible stories for kids, could've been created in a few seconds for goodness sake }80)~

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 12:46:04 UTC | #843815

PERSON's Avatar Comment 18 by PERSON

Comment 15 by mmurray

I've checked that against the Dirac equation and have found a truly marvellous demonstration, but this comments system does not support LaTeX and so cannot contain it.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 13:06:47 UTC | #843823

Stafford Gordon's Avatar Comment 19 by Stafford Gordon

A typical piece of media hype; whereabouts in Hampshire? I don't believe this story is true!

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 13:32:11 UTC | #843830

Daz365's Avatar Comment 20 by Daz365

To much poe to be funny.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 13:33:12 UTC | #843832

sunbeamforjeebus's Avatar Comment 21 by sunbeamforjeebus

Er it seems a few contributors here have not seen the joke?????

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 14:59:00 UTC | #843854

Rich Wiltshir's Avatar Comment 22 by Rich Wiltshir

If it were St Hawkins' School, they'd cancel eachother out, thereby reducing the local gravity well and inevitably result in a vast explosion in 2 - 3 billion years?

Seems that reason, when applied to creationist mindsets, reduces density.... there's a surprise!

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:06:48 UTC | #843858

ZenDruid's Avatar Comment 23 by ZenDruid

I'm in the mood for an Onion-flavored Biscuit.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:06:51 UTC | #843859

Ignorant Amos's Avatar Comment 24 by Ignorant Amos

Comment 21 by sunbeamforjeebus

Just the two......as with all mad cap religious yarns, the first thing I do is check the source, of course that was patently not required in this instance....but our two comrades could be excused for taking the joke seriously, it's getting ever harder to decipher what's meant to be serious and what isn't these days.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:08:52 UTC | #843861

JackR's Avatar Comment 25 by JackR

What nonsense. This school clearly evolved. I bet it even contains transitional form rooms.

(Sorry, sorry...)

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:13:51 UTC | #843864

sunbeamforjeebus's Avatar Comment 26 by sunbeamforjeebus

Comment 25 by JackR

What nonsense. This school clearly evolved. I bet it even contains transitional form rooms.

Ha Ha not bad!

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:24:52 UTC | #843872

DavidMcC's Avatar Comment 27 by DavidMcC

Comment 24 by Ignorant Amos :

Comment 21 by sunbeamforjeebus Just the two......as with all mad cap religious yarns, the first thing I do is check the source, of course that was patently not required in this instance....but our two comrades could be excused for taking the joke seriously, it's getting ever harder to decipher what's meant to be serious and what isn't these days.

Although the notice saying "SCHOOL FOR GIFTED DELUSIONISTS" was a strong hint!

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:26:07 UTC | #843873

bluebird's Avatar Comment 28 by bluebird

Fun hunk of biscuit!

They forgot to add "Intelligent Falling" to their curriculum ;) link text

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:39:12 UTC | #843880

Stafford Gordon's Avatar Comment 29 by Stafford Gordon

Comment 21: sunbeamforjeebus.

Oh! Is it a joke?

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:44:15 UTC | #843883

Atropa's Avatar Comment 30 by Atropa

Worth a passing wry smile but not quite LOL, wouldn't you say.

Tue, 28 Jun 2011 15:54:09 UTC | #843889