Wordsmith.org: the magic of words

Wordsmith Talk

About Us | What's New | Search | Site Map | Contact Us  

Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 3 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6
Re: Youthinc #93480
01/28/03 10:29 AM
01/28/03 10:29 AM
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 13,803
Faldage Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Faldage  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 13,803
Why "heard"?

be heard or be herded


Re: Suggestions? #93481
01/28/03 03:08 PM
01/28/03 03:08 PM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 3,439
New England, USA
W
wow Offline
Carpal Tunnel
wow  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
W
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 3,439
New England, USA
Some interesting and clever suggestions so far. However, being a very straight forward thinker, I would not go looking for the info you wish to promulgate under those headings.
If I was a student and went on a search, I would tend to go straight for the most simple address ike "studentrights.com"

Prosaic but...


Re: Suggestions? #93482
01/28/03 04:51 PM
01/28/03 04:51 PM
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 261
London/Prague
B
bonzaialsatian Offline OP
enthusiast
bonzaialsatian  Offline OP
enthusiast
B
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 261
London/Prague
Perhaps, but rights just seems so much of a strong word for some reason - kinda associated with rather radical, 'let's bring down the system' sort of thinking... I dunno.


Re: Suggestions? #93483
01/29/03 06:06 AM
01/29/03 06:06 AM
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 1,624
Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
Capfka Offline
Pooh-Bah
Capfka  Offline
Pooh-Bah
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 1,624
Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
So you want to assert students' rights, but you don't want to upset anyone in the process? Hell, things have changed since I was at school ...

- Pfranz

Re: Suggestions? #93484
01/29/03 12:52 PM
01/29/03 12:52 PM
Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 11,613
Louisville, Kentucky
Jackie Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Jackie  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 11,613
Louisville, Kentucky
students' rights webpage offering practical (and sensible) advice about school councils, organising petitions, youth activities etc
Um...I feel like I'm stating the obvious, but how about
studentgovernment.org ? Possibly abbreviating government?


Re: Suggestions? #93485
01/29/03 05:05 PM
01/29/03 05:05 PM
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 261
London/Prague
B
bonzaialsatian Offline OP
enthusiast
bonzaialsatian  Offline OP
enthusiast
B
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 261
London/Prague
don't want to upset anyone in the process
If one of the key aims involved is to get authorities to even think about trusting the opinions of young people, then to go about upsetting anyone would be counter-productive as it will just enforce some peoples' opinions that young people cannot be sensible, compromising and realistic, with thier campaigns lost in some rather idealitic dream.
The best way to be taken seriously is to be reasonable and inoffensive - especially where it's least expected!


Re: Suggestions? #93486
01/29/03 09:52 PM
01/29/03 09:52 PM
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 1,624
Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
Capfka Offline
Pooh-Bah
Capfka  Offline
Pooh-Bah
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 1,624
Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
The best way to be taken seriously is to be reasonable and inoffensive - especially where it's least expected!

Which just about sums up Saddam Hussein's approach to life, the universe and everything since the Gulf War. And look where that's got him!

- Pfranz

Re: Suggestions? #93487
01/30/03 05:49 PM
01/30/03 05:49 PM
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 3,439
New England, USA
W
wow Offline
Carpal Tunnel
wow  Offline
Carpal Tunnel
W
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 3,439
New England, USA
Ok, "rights" may sound a bit radical, I concede.
studentprerogatives.com ?
No. They prolly cain't spell that.
studentsallatsea.com ?
studentglossary.com ?
studenthelpathand.com ?
startingatcollege.com ?
wheretostartatcollege .com ?
studenthelp.com ?
Allaboutcollege.com ?
studenthelpline.com ?
collegehelpline.com ?
Allaboutcollege.com ?






Re: Suggestions? #93488
01/30/03 06:35 PM
01/30/03 06:35 PM
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 261
London/Prague
B
bonzaialsatian Offline OP
enthusiast
bonzaialsatian  Offline OP
enthusiast
B
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 261
London/Prague
wow:
Pfranz: Erk! How do I respond to that??
On the other hand, I'm not accused of war crimes and stockpiling weapons of mass destruction... I just want some teachers to listen to students a bit more!


Re: Suggestions? #93489
01/30/03 07:19 PM
01/30/03 07:19 PM
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 1,624
Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
Capfka Offline
Pooh-Bah
Capfka  Offline
Pooh-Bah
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 1,624
Utter Placebo, Planet Reebok
I'm not accused of war crimes and stockpiling weapons of mass destruction...

How do you know you're not? You want to start a students' rights website, well the oldies are just going to assume you are a neo-Marxist in socialist's clothing. That's got to be worth at least three chemical warheads (filled with sulphur dioxide) and half a teaspoon of smelly plutonium carefully gathered from a cyclotron hidden up a camel's rectum.

You are a positive danger to society, and you ought to be locked away.

I dunno what the world's coming to, I really don't. What is all this crap about students having rights anyway? They have wrongs, and even those are doled out with care, only to the most deserving cases, preferably to those students who are quadraplegics.

Bet you turn up to classes, too. Now there's something that's highly suspicious!

- Pfranz

Page 3 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6

Moderated by  Jackie 

Forum Statistics
Forums16
Topics13,887
Posts225,229
Members9,069
Most Online3,341
Dec 9th, 2011
Newest Members
Mcclea10, Dilaon, BloodyAaAssassin, MOAM, Mrcheetah
9069 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 109 guests, and 2 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Top Posters(30 Days)
Top Posters(All Time)
wwh 13,858
Faldage 13,803
Jackie 11,613
tsuwm 10,538
LukeJavan8 9,248
AnnaStrophic 6,511
Wordwind 6,296
of troy 5,400
Disclaimer: Wordsmith.org is not responsible for views expressed on this site. Use of this forum is at your own risk and liability - you agree to hold Wordsmith.org and its associates harmless as a condition of using it.

Home | Today's Word | Yesterday's Word | Subscribe | FAQ | Archives | Search | Feedback
Wordsmith Talk | Wordsmith Chat

© 1994-2018 Wordsmith

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1
(Release build 20180111)
Page Time: 0.019s Queries: 14 (0.004s) Memory: 3.1798 MB (Peak: 3.3616 MB) Zlib disabled. Server Time: 2018-10-20 14:56:42 UTC