No More Porky Pig?
August 15, 2015Posted by on
Came across this story yesterday over at Moonbattery
It’s like living in an Onion parody of obsequious totalitarian dhimmitude. The words “pork” and “pig” are following the Confederate flag down the memory hole, lest they offend hostile savages:
To avoid the risk of potentially offending a Muslim somewhere, [Oxford University Press] has banned the use of the words “pig” and “pork” from children’s books as it might offend Islamic readers.
Oxford University Press is one of the largest publishers in the world.
– See more at: http://moonbattery.com/?p=61909#sthash.wtFmYFfW.dpuf
So I figure there will be lots of titles out there that need to be rewritten. And they’ll need new art. In an effort to possibly snag some of that juicy re-illustrating action for myself, I have revised – completely at my own expense – the following classic title, so as to make it socially and politically acceptable by the new, non-offensive standards: Interested publishers and/or authors may contact me through this blog.