How the world has changed! Father compares his 1960s version of a classic children's book with the modern copy his own kids have - and finds politically correct edits galore

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How the world has changed! Father compares his 1960s version of a classic children's book with the modern copy his own kids have - and finds politically correct edits galore

Post by Didge on Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:30 am

[*]US author Richard Scarry's  'The Best Word Book Ever' first came out in 1963

[*] A father noticed the change when he compared his 1960s copy to his children's 

[*]'Policeman' and 'fireman' have been changed to police officer and fire fighter

[*]Fathers now share the cooking and look after children alongside wives  


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In the 1963 edition of 'The Best Word Book Ever' by US author Richard Scarry a brave hero was rescuing a 'beautiful screaming lady'. In a later edition, the damsel in distress became a cat in danger, while the hero is now simply called a firefighter (right)




In 1963 a lone femlae bunny was cooking while her husband worked as a farmer and a mother fox took her baby for a walk (left). Now, Mr and Mrs Bunny are sharing the load, the farmer is female and Mr Fox is the one pushing the baby (right)


Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5055263/A-loved-children-s-book-removed-gender-stereotypes.html#ixzz4ytqFFy21 
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