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Humpty Dumpty given a happy ending by ‘politically correct’ BBC

Posted By admin On October 19, 2009 @ 3:30 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Jo Clements
UK Daily Mail [1]
Monday, Oct 19th, 2009

The BBC was yesterday accused of ‘outrageous’ political correctness after changing the words to a nursery rhyme on a children’s show.

CBeebies programme Something Special altered the words to Humpty Dumpty and gave it a more cheerful ending.

Instead of being unable to ‘put Humpty together again’, the new version claimed all the King’s horses and all the King’s men ‘made Humpty happy again’.

‘I very much doubt that any child has in the slightest bit been traumatised by Humpty Dumpty or any other age-old nursery rhyme,’ said John Midgley of the Campaign Against Political Correctness.

‘This is an unnecessary and outrageous piece of political correctness directed at young children.’

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