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Words associated with Christianity and British history taken out of children’s dictionary

December 9, 2008 at 10:01 pm by xoanon  - 

Words associated with Christianity and British history taken out of children’s dictionary Instead, words such as ‘MP3 player’, ‘voicemail’ and ‘attachment’ have been included. Oxford University Press has removed words like “aisle”, “bishop”, “chapel”, “empire” and “monarch” from its Junior Dictionary and replaced them with words like “blog”, “broadband” and “celebrity”. Dozens of words related to the countryside have also been culled.

The publisher claims the changes have been made to reflect the fact that Britain is a modern, multicultural, multifaith society. More…

Also removed: Dwarf, elf, goblin

Posted in Uncategorized on December 9, 2008 by

Daggers of Tauriel

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