Anyone else heard of this political correctness gone mad?
I already know the UK is ridiculous when it comes to polically correctness/nanny state antics. But since when did anyone find offence with Baa baa 'black' sheep? Its a nursery rhyme about a black sheep, and just what exactly is a rainbow sheep anyway?!
I think they look at the lyrics so in-depth that they changed the subject from "An African American Sheep" to a "Flamer Sheep", encouraging young ones that homosexuality is ok leading to a more accepting, less abusive future...
For around 6 months I thought my Fiance was joking, then it was brought up in conversation again last night so I googled it:
http://women.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life … 738220.ece
It's not a joke!
Can we do something about Miss Muffet? She's creating the impression that girls and women will eat curds and whey and run away from spiders. Could we also straighten out the fact that one cannot buy hot cross buns at "one a penny". Most important, could we change "cow jumped over the moon" to "pig jumped over the moon" - because we all know that pigs fly and cows don't (except, of course, during a tornado - in which case they aren't technically flying but, instead, being flung). The inaccuracy and inappropriateness of these nursery rhymes is an outrage, I tell you - an outrage!!
by aka-dj9 years ago
PC. Is it good, bad or somewhere in between? How far can PC go before it becomes ridiculous? When does it become offensive and unworkable? Examples are encouraged.Have we lost touch with (what once was called) common...
by Matthew Dawson2 years ago
Though I know that being homosexual is not accepted still in today's society why is it individual feel it is there moral and civic duty to cast hatred animosity towards those who live within that population? Does not...
by Clive Williams2 years ago
Is Baa Ba Black Sheep a Racist Nursery Rhyme?
by Schandee Decker3 years ago
Is anyone else sick of the words "politically correct"?Who thought this up, a politician and why are so many people going along with it. We keep changing in America to accommodate more people we don't need....
by Alexander A. Villarasa7 years ago
The news report that a college freshman took his own life when he found out that his roomate and the roomate's girlfriend recorded his private/intimate homosexual encounter in his dorm room then broadcasted ...
by Tara Carbery5 years ago
The Church of England has allowed Homosexual Bishops to practice as long as they remain celibate.Hetrosexual Bishope are allowed to have sexual relations. Are they not discriminating by stating homosexual Bishops are...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.