lollipop man


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lollipop man

or

lollipop lady

n
(Professions) (in Britain) a person who stops traffic by holding up a circular sign on a pole to allow children to cross a road safely. Official name: school crossing patrol
Translations

lollipop man

n (Brit inf) → ˜ Schülerlotse m
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Your story about the lollipop man told to stop giving children highfives (Mirror, Feb 9) struck a chord with me.
I AM appalled that Stockport council should see fit to lift its ban on the 83-year-old lollipop man from exchanging 'high fives' with pupils as they make their way to and from school (see page 14).
RETIRING lollipop man Sean McCabe was in tears as two school choirs performed songs and poems for him during an emotional send-off.
A CROSBY primary school has paid tribute to its former lollipop man, who died outside Buckingham Palace.
Rhian Wright, who set up a petition to save 'Frank the lollipop man on Bedeburn Road', said her daughter was "devastated" that he may lose his job.
READERS were outraged by the story in the Record yesterday about lollipop man Nkosana Mdikane being forced to quit his job after being told by council bosses he wasn't allowed to high-five kids anymore.
Sarah Cooney, whose son Christopher goes to the school, added: "We'd be absolutely lost without our lollipop man.
Mark Heffernan, 52, from Stoke Heath, wants to use crowd funding to get businesses to sponsor a lollipop man or woman and keep the under-threat service afloat.
A TEMPORARY pedestrian crossing has been installed outside Ysgol Deganwy, as Conwy council has failed to recruit a lollipop man.
We have given the schools the liberty of employing their Lollipop Man.
SCHOOLCHILDREN are having to cross a dangerous road unsupervised because a re-deployed lollipop man has not replaced.