lollipop lady

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lollipop lady

A person who helps school children cross trafficked roads in the UK during the school year. The name refers to the large signs he or she holds to attract the attention of traffic, which resemble lollipops.
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As you know, he was our lollipop man at Stanfield for many years and is known to generations of our pupils and their parents.
Lollipop man David Dyke helps children cross safely outside St Margaret Mary RC Primary School.
The lollipop man offered to take a one-third cut in his allowance, but the council refused.
Dino the long-haired Welsh corgi became almost as popular as lollipop man George Johnson at Stockton's Blakestone Lane School, Roseworth.
Whoever heard of a lollipop man who cannot go into the road?
If police set up speed cameras at these crossings, not only would they be able to catch speeding motorists and fine them, they would also safeguard a lot of little lives - and the life of the hardworking lollipop man too.
Lollipop man Norman Neason at work in Edgbaston - Birmingham council is slashing the budget for lollipop people
Gone are the days when the lone lollipop man or woman was the guardian of schoolchildren's safety as they crossed the road.
LOLLIPOP man Vic Duffin has won his battle to carry on shepherding pupils across the road, despite his age of 71.
EXCLUSIVE BY JILLY BEATTIE AN 85-year-old lollipop man has begged for his job back after his retirement left 200 children without help to cross a busy road.
ANGRY teachers and parents have called for action after a school was told its retiring lollipop man will not be replaced.