With apologies to Spinal tap…
P1. The A level is a great qualification, and it’s going to get even better, they are going to introduce the scale up to A*.
P1. Yes, how cool is that? All other qualification only go up to A.
P2. Hmm, but wouldn’t it be easier to just call the A* an A and use the scale that way?
P1. [blank look] but it goes all the way up to A*