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Oxford University Press bans use of pig, sausage or pork-related words to avoid offending Muslims
The Oxford University Press guidelines emerge after a radio discussion on free speech in the wake of the Paris attacks
The Oxford University Press has warned its writers not to mention pigs, sausages or pork-related words in children's books, in an apparent bid to avoid offending Jews and Muslims.
The existence of the publisher's guidelines emerged after a radio discussion on free speech in the wake of the Paris attacks.
originally posted by: xuenchen
What about a *****, lettuce and tomato sandwich?
Or what to do with a popular Palestinian Islamic organization named H**as?
This is an endless loop.
It's an insult to pigs to be compared to humans who are so thin skinned they will somehow be offended by the mention of their name.