There are known knowns.
There are things we know we know.
We also know
There are known unknowns.
That is to say
We know there are some things
We do not know.
But there are also unknown unknowns,
The ones we don't know
We don't know.
—Donald Rumsfeld, Feb. 12, 2002, Department of Defense news briefing
9.25am. The headmaster slumped in his armchair.
Yesterday’s Governors’ Meeting had been fractious, the Chairman requiring detail and evidence. Are all policies compliant? Show me that Mrs Fry’s dismissal followed procedure, exam results notwithstanding?
The phone shrilled; his secretary’s Mancunian whine announced that two welfare inspectors were in the office...
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