If I may get my stabby on for a moment?
Late last year there was a bit of hoo ha (the narky, arguing kind, not an alternative term for the word ‘vagina’) about the government funding swimming programs/lessons as part of the school curriculum.
(This is an issue that has numerous sides and I’m not going into this right now.)
During several news reports, someone – a representative of either the government, I think, from memory – stated something about “Drown proofing kids”.
This is not an uncommon term. I have seen, but thankfully not for a very long time, a swim school who use the term “drown proof your kids” as part of their advertising. I hear so many parents