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    Another addition to my areas of expertise

    One of the teachers just brought me a socking great WWII machine gun shell to see if I thought it was safe. The detonator cap had been removed and there was no cordite in it, so I said as long as nobody dropped it on their foot!!!

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    lol

    Is this safe as the staff member bangs it about in the boot of thier car the mind boggles sometimes...

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    Woha what will we end up looking at next in IT, thats quite impressive, I've had most things but no WW2 left overs.

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    What surprised me most was that when I took it apart I noticed it was a tracer bullet. Nobody I have asked in school, including the male teacher involved who is approaching 60, knew what a tracer actually was.

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    Um, even though it's deactivated and from WW2 it might be illegal to have it in your possesion.......!

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    I've had most things but no WW2 left overs.
    Ah, you have one of these young head teachers, then, do you? :-)

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    You could have just said "Excuse me" then ran past them out and off the premises leaving them to draw their own conclusions

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    Quote Originally Posted by dhicks View Post
    Ah, you have one of these young head teachers, then, do you? :-)

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    No actually all the heads (and the associate ones IE Deputys and Assistants) will all be 40+

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