Thought for the day

To The Guardian

Fifty years ago, only the top 2% of the population went to university, and about 10% of them got Firsts, so that’s 0.2% of the population. Now, 30% go to university and 25% of them get Firsts, making 7.5% of the population. The universities say there is no grade inflation, so we must be more than 30 times cleverer! Impressive or what?
Rob Symonds, Birmingham