Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Above all, he can ruin David Acum, because once it gets widely known that he is likely to start fiddling around with some of the girls he is supposed to be teaching, he’ll have one hell of a job getting a post in any school, even in these permissive days.

(Colin Dexter, Last Seen Wearing, 1976)

"Even in these permissive days"; and this about an adult screwing underage schoolgirls. How simpler the times were back then; and it seems Dexter thought that morals were going to get even laxer.

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