Letter: Playground ruderies

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Sir: Iona Opie ('Rude stories in the playground', 11 March) suggests that the nature of playground stories may have changed. What she reports sounds much the same sort of thing - even down to one of her indexed items - as was doing the rounds in my primary school days in the late Forties. I suspect that all that has changed is what children and adults are prepared to discuss with each other.

Yours faithfully,


London, NW11

11 March