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Old 11.02.2009, 13:52
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I don't exist anymore....

"Words associated with Christianity, the monarchy and British history have been dropped from a leading dictionary for children.
Words taken out:
Carol, cracker, holly, ivy, mistletoe.....
Dwarf, elf, goblin .....kingfisher, lark, leopard, lobster, magpie, minnow, mussel, newt, otter*...
Words put in:
Blog, broadband..... MP3 player, voicemail, attachment, database, export, chatroom, bullet point, cut and paste, analogue..."


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*i shall now be known as just swiss...

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Re: I don't exist anymore....

worth the while to look up the words added and taken off there
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Old 11.02.2009, 14:46
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Re: I don't exist anymore....

Ok, I am not British. But I do not see the point here:
Is an otter Christian? Or related to the monarchy? Or were there important Otters in the British history?

The only connection to German imperialism I found were the Otter-fur hats of the "Husaren":

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Otter-fur hats of the "Husaren":
i take it all back, this is why i don't exist anymore...
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Old 11.02.2009, 14:59
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Where is Hat when you need him?
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Where is Hat when you need him?
oh his head...?

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