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Re: Holidays


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Posted by Mike Dennis on August 06, 2019 at 01:40:29 user MTD.

In Reply to: Re: Holidays posted by Mike Field on August 05, 2019 at 18:03:11:

Yes, I remember that discussion here (and contributed to it!). To me Blyton was always so blatant about it (racism etc) whereas AR was reflecting the time he was writing in, my maternal grandmother always referred to anything dark brown coloured as 'nigger brown' (she was born in the 1890s) and I have an aunt in her late 90s who still uses the word 'queer' to mean 'odd' in the non-sexual sense. It is if the post WWII decades changes have passed her by!


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