Couldn't resist this one. Does this mean that kids in 1987 were thicker than Fred Flintstone or that we'll be handing out Nobel prizes to teenagers in 5 years' time ? Better still, the spin went ' Over 70% of the passes were at 'C' and above ' So a 'D' is a pass then ? In my day it stood for dunce. E was for Extremely thick and F was for Feckwit.