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In schools, young Britons will be taught correctly to sneeze and blow quietly

December 31 2008
08:11

Competently and transparently with their physical needs, too, must teach - so decided in a primary school in Manchester. As an experiment, children ages 5 to 11 years will show videos with the instructions that are designed to teach them the right to sneeze, blow your nose, as well as rules to follow if you have a cold. Children are warned about how important it is to sneeze and blow your nose so that microbes do not get into the air and stayed in a scarf. Designed and homework.

In particular, the site known manufacturer of sanitary paper products posted lesson SneezeSafe («safe sneezing"), who are invited to visit at home, with parents. On a page in the form of a game tells about how to behave, sneezing and blowing her nose. One of the stories on the site is dedicated to a boy named Nathan, who caught a cold and "knows that the sniff is not very politely." Instead, he "did not wipe his nose on his sleeve, and blew his nose into a handkerchief." Technology blowing your nose, according to the authors website is: "bring a handkerchief to his nose, inhale, close your mouth and blow his nose."

Parents, however, expressed surprise at the innovation. According to one of the founding fathers, his son said: "Everyone knows how to blow his nose, I know what a handkerchief, and never use his arm instead. Nevertheless, the school director insists that the introduction of the "lessons" are useful. In her opinion, school staff have some responsibility for spreading colds. This writes the British newspaper The Daily Mail.

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