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    #41

    Re: a wh- question involving "think" in the negative case

    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
    I have just come across this thread, and I am astonished to see my fellow Brits saying that they have not come across the term "helicopter parents" before. Just about every Saturday and Sunday supplement [Telegraph, Times, etc] I seem to have read over the past year has had one or more articles featuring this phrase. It's too late to close the borders: it's already embedded here!
    I stopped reading The Telegraph when 1) they stopped leaving the marvellous typos on the back page; 2) I realised I could get the cryptic crossword online; 3) I didn't want people seeing me reading it and thinking I was a dyed-in-the-wool Tory!
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #42

    Re: a wh- question involving "think" in the negative case

    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpy View Post
    I have just come across this thread, and I am astonished to see my fellow Brits saying that they have not come across the term "helicopter parents" before. Just about every Saturday and Sunday supplement [Telegraph, Times, etc] I seem to have read over the past year has had one or more articles featuring this phrase. It's too late to close the borders: it's already embedded here!
    I haven't seen it in the Guardian.

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