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Thursday 8 June 2017

Cultural appropriation or not...

Yesterday saw the appointment of the bookseller Waterstones 10th 'children's laureate'. Good publicity for them and monies for the person selected.

Earlier on BBC Breakfast interviewed the winner, followed later by a more well-known 
author Anthony Horowitz.

Since studying Worlds of English, I've done l lot more transcribing especially anything that interests me about English Language and Literature.

There were some unintentional errors, or I'd like to think the winner was not that ignorant.

She said, "Children need to remember they are real people".

Next she opined
"We are all born literate".
"Children can read expressions from the minute they are born".

Tell that to the educationalists, and the scientists if you dare.