Posted by Peter Fay on December 18, 2002 at 22:42:04:
In Reply to: Re: The Headmaster's letter posted by RM on December 18, 2002 at 10:02:14:
Surely these were an exercise in "subtle" satire - how to vent your true thoughts beneath a veneer of "admiration".
The boss's vanity was such that he could not see it as other than sincere.
OK we got it wrong much of the time and form masters weren't quite so blinded to the obvious!
(Some form masters, mentioning no names, Richard, might even have approved!)
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