Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

From the Forums: Opinion

Magazine article Times Educational Supplement

From the Forums: Opinion

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Who saw the Olympic torch? One of the local torch-bearers came into school today and we all had the chance to see it, touch it, hold it and have photos taken with him and the torch. The kids - although having no idea what it was all about - were very impressed with the torch.

dinx67

We waited for just over an hour to see the Olympic torch as it passed. It took about four seconds to pass by. We then queued to get out of the car park for an hour. Was it worth it? Yes, it was!

dozymare1957

I saw it this afternoon from the comfort of my flat, so I couldn't see much of it, to be honest.

Chica77

Doesn't the torch look like a big golden spliff? Some of our potheads must be having recurring dreams.

bobvincent

I am weak with vicarious emotion at the thought. To see it, touch it and even hold it. The Olympic torch itself! How many of them are there?

nutella

8,000 this year. That's a lot of giant spliffs.

coalwoman57

Just remember that Hitler invented the torch relay. …

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