Not A Potted Plant Has A New Home
Readers! Not A Potted Plant is moving. Please switch your RSS feeders like Google Reader, and update your bookmarks, to draw from the blog's new site, generously hosted by the League of Ordinary Gentlemen. Thank you for your continued support.
December 7, 2008
I don't think that children need to look in a dictionary to know what a blog is. But they might need to do that in order to know what a bishop or a cathedral is. Which is why I think this is a very sad development -- certain words relating to Christianity and the monarchy are being taken out of dictionaries aimed at children in the UK. This is doing these children a disservice. Christianity may be a myth, and the British monarchy may be an anachronism, but they are integral features of the cultural heritage of the western world. Kids should learn about what these things are.