Amazon Summary of Homeward bounders - Political correctness
ncase at hedbergmaps.com
Mon Oct 16 12:07:08 EDT 2000
>>> So, in eager anticipation of maybe being able to order a copy of HB from
>>> Amazon.co.uk, I went over to see when it would be available. And I
>>> happened to see the one reader review given there, wherein the writer
>>> suggested that certain sections of the book could be considered
>>> politically incorrect, and that s/he hoped these sections would not be cut
>>> or changed in the new copy. I'm a bit baffled here. Do you people have
>>> any idea what was un-PC about HW? Am I being deeply stupid or un-PC
>> > myself in not instantly realizing?
>I'm guessing it's "oomera-woomera"-land. Stereotypical savages, if
>you're not paying close attention to how she twists the stereotype
>around on itself.
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