Tough bully blockers

Some children are slow learners. They need to be told they are being mean or to learn from this type of retort that they are doing the wrong thing.

BE TRUTHFUL: IT TAKES PEOPLE BY SURPRISE

Reply: 'I think you are a real bully.'

Reply: 'Do you feel good when you bully me?' CHALLENGE

Bully: 'You stutter like a broken record.'

Reply: 'I bet you can't copy me exactly!'

Reply: 'Say that again and I'll take my socks off and you can really enjoy them.'

Reply: 'But competition is healthy.'

CONFRONT Bully:

Reply:

Bully:

Reply:

Bully:

Reply:

'Who gave you permission to violate my rights?' 'Go away, slut.'

'If you harass me again I'll contact the school, the police, the media and a lawyer.'

'If you keep knocking me in the corridor I'll hug you back.'

DISAGREE

Bully:

'Fuck off.'

Reply:

'Dad said I'm too young.'

Bully:

'You are an idiot.'

Reply:

'Rubbish, I'm an imbecile.'

Bully:

'You are a freckle face.'

Reply:

'I'm not a freckle face, I am a speckle face.'

Bully:

'Carrot top.'

Reply:

'No, it's green and my hair is red.'

Bully:

'You're a girl.'

Reply:

'No, that was in a past life.'

EXAGGERATE: CONTRADICT AND SURPRISE

Bully:

'You're fat.'

Reply:

'Don't be ridiculous - I am enormous.'

Bully:

'You're hopeless.'

Reply:

'No, I am absolutely pathetic.'

Bully:

'You dress like a slob.'

Reply:

'No, I dress worse than an Egyptian mummy.'

FIND AN AUDIENCE NEAR OTHER CHILDREN OR TEACHERS Bully: 'You're such a dickhead.'

Reply: 'I've got wax in my ears today - can you say that a bit louder?'

Bully's repeat (a little louder): 'You're such a dickhead.'

Reply: 'It's better but I still can't hear very well. Say that louder.'

Bully's second repeat (louder again): 'You're such a dickhead.'

Reply: 'Make it louder.'.. .and keep going until the bully is shouting and a teacher hears!

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