Thursday, December 23, 2010...9:00 am

The Victorians set their subbing errors in stone

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Anyone wanting to take us back to the solid Victorian values of the three “R”s in education should take pause. If you take a turn round the duck pond in Bath’s delightful Victoria Park, you’ll come across this handsome piece of Victorian sculpture – an urn commemorating the anniversary of the opening of the park in 1880. Or, as this stonemason would have it, the opening of the “Rark”.

It makes me feel a bit better about the current council’s inability to proofread its roadsigns anyway…

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