Monday, February 28, 2011


 
News comes this morning that child care centres in Queensland are following a lead from the UK and banning 'Baa Baa Black Sheep' for its racist overtones.

Is the world going crazy? Should we be teaching our kids 'Baa Baa Rainbow Sheep'? or do you think as I do that making an issue out of the colour of a sheep is actually counterproductive? Interested in your thought.

3 comments:

Blank Sheep said...

Can't post on what I don't see. Talk about psycho babble.

HP said...

Yes, Blank Sheep, it seems the video has been removed from YouTube. I'll fix the post up later. Thanks for bringing it to my attention :)

Psych Babbler™ said...

As always, political correctness gone mad! I was irked when last year I read they were reprinting Enid Blyton's Faraway series book by changing the names of a couple of the characters: Fanny to Franny and Dick to Rick (or soemthing like that!) As if kids get the slang!! I'd also heard about people wanting to change some words in Huckleberry Finn.