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to feel uneasy about my children reading Black Beauty?

(21 Posts)
AnnaSewell Sun 24-Jun-07 22:15:45

it's got black in the title! they might become closet racists and join the BNP!

Tawnykitten Sun 24-Jun-07 22:16:17

Menarefrommars Sun 24-Jun-07 22:16:36

PMSL

mummytosteven Sun 24-Jun-07 22:16:39

Love the name.

WaynettaSlob Sun 24-Jun-07 22:16:44

2shoes Sun 24-Jun-07 22:18:54

good one

JeremyVile Sun 24-Jun-07 22:19:50

Hilarious

flibbertyjibbet Sun 24-Jun-07 22:23:30

titter

SayNoToMissionary Sun 24-Jun-07 22:25:09

ROFL

Thank god - someone with some common sense

Georgie11 Sun 24-Jun-07 22:36:58

I missed the earlier posts, is she concerned regarding the word 'black'?

pointydog Sun 24-Jun-07 22:37:13

oh no. This is getting pretty awful now.

Piffle Sun 24-Jun-07 22:38:31

And the unfortunate end of Ginger

Georgie11 Sun 24-Jun-07 22:40:25

I'm serious, why was she concerned about reading Black Beauty? I'm intrigued ...

SayNoToMissionary Sun 24-Jun-07 22:43:24

Read the OP. Think she is being ironic

MrsWeasley Sun 24-Jun-07 22:44:05

LOL

pointydog Sun 24-Jun-07 22:47:02

But this is just yet another thread which could cause offence.

MamaMaiasaura Sun 24-Jun-07 22:47:25

OMG you are right... Burn the books! Can we ban Free Willy for the sexual connations too?

AnnaSewell Sun 24-Jun-07 22:48:39

it's your choice to be offended pointy...

pointydog Sun 24-Jun-07 22:50:38

I don't think people have much 'choice' about whether they find something offensive or not. You are just goading people now. I'm off.

Saturn74 Sun 24-Jun-07 22:51:43

I agree with you, pointy.

Georgie11 Sun 24-Jun-07 22:53:51

If I was being ironic, I would say that the original poster (and not having seen it) is:
(a) A horse-ophobe who does not like stories about horses
(b) A beauty-ophobe who does not like stories about physical image
(c) A black-ophobe who does not like stories containing the word black
(d) A brilliant-story-ophobe who doesn't like good stories.

If the original poster had a more significant point to make, I apologise in advance for my irony.

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