Wrong...but right enough

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Professor Richard Kimbell


In recent weeks I have been forced to think a bit about right and wrong...not in the sense of good and bad but rather in the sense of accurate and inaccurate. When I was at school, my metal-work teacher very proudly boasted that - in his workshop - we worked to an accuracy of 1/1000 of an inch (it was a long time ago). By contrast, my woodwork teacher - never one to be out-done - insisted that in his workshop we had much higher standards than that since we worked till it was right. I was never quite sure which of them was the more demanding.

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KIMBELL, Professor Richard. Wrong...but right enough. Design and Technology Education: an International Journal, [S.l.], v. 16, n. 2, may 2011. ISSN 1360-1431. Available at: <https://www.ariadne.ac.uk/DATE/article/view/1620>. Date accessed: 04 july 2022.
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