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a batter who bunts

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Perhaps, like Billy Bunter, they need a Mr Quelch to police cake-related matters.
Examine the advertisements in a celebrated "boys' book" avidly read 70 or 80 years ago by Cardiff's teenagers - before thewordwas invented - and you meet a REALLY angst-ridden generation TheMagnet chronicled the adventures of Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School from 1908 to 1940 and each week the backpage ads promised youngsters an end to all their anxieties by gents we can only call conmen.
I WAS surprised to read scientists have come up with a new theory called the Billy Bunter gene.
The publishers offer us nine vintage Bailey essays, all published previously (one in this journal) between 1977 and 1996, with an engaging new introduction which (like other recent Bailey products) embraces the turn to autobiographical reflexivity and, in this case, represents the author to himself and to his readers as that classic English Victorian construct (a favourite term of abuse in the Billy Bunter stories), the 'cad'.
This all smacks of an unlikely scene out of one of those comic strips featuring Billy Bunter at Greyfriars (also a TV show) , but the cane was still being wielded in some state schools up to 1986 - later in some private schools.
He should walk down Rutherglen Main Street and he'll more likely see the future Billy Bunter than Billy Bremner.
A Dennis the Menace B Billy Bunter C Jennings D William Brown QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: Which Spanish holiday area is served by Malaga airport?
1876: Frank Richards, creator of fat schoolboy Billy Bunter, was born in London as Charles Hamilton.
In fact, trainers must be the most misnamed type of footwear ever, considering they are invariably worn by chaps with the circumference of Billy Bunter whose idea of training is seeing how many Big Macs and fries they can eat in one sitting.
The composer's Sea Songs was used to introduce Billy Bunter of Greyfriars, a BBC Television series in the late fifties and early sixties.
SPOON FED: It's not just Billy Bunter who eats too much at school these days, with 22 per cent of boys in Wales classified as overweight
Parents welcomed his suspension, on fullpay, but say Hunter, 50, whose nickname is Billy Bunter, should have been investigated earlier.
It's the first time I've seen the name since reading Billy Bunter.
As a child I enjoyed Just William, Billy Bunter, Biggles and the Willard Price books, just because the loca library happened to stock them and I read everything I could get myhandson.
It was like warning Billy Bunter to stay out of the tuck shop.