Mister Monday

Rowland, Jennifer A B jennifer.rowland at imperial.ac.uk
Wed Sep 24 05:42:11 EDT 2003


Widdy wrote:

> And as for the Americanization of Commonwealth (i.e., non-American)
English . . . I 
> think the grossest example of that in recent memory is the changing of the
title of
> the first Harry Potter book from "Philosopher's Stone" to "Sorcerer's
Stone" - 
> apparently American's find philosophy dull and not enough of them (I guess
I should 
> say "us" since I live here now) would have gotten the reference. 

While, of course, all British kids go mad for alchemy and cry if they are
deprived of Aristotle... 
Publishers. <rolls eyes>
Jennifer
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