Huck. Finn published without the "N" word
Posted 13 January 2011 - 03:18 PM
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Posted 10 February 2011 - 04:43 PM
Replacing the "N-word" with "Robot" in Huck Finn (video)
You beat me to it! I just saw this a few minutes ago. Amazing. Just amazing.
Posted 10 February 2011 - 04:49 PM
Wow. That misses the point completely.
Apparently, this is not uncommon. (I had hoped it was.) I'm reading J.I. Packer's Building Believers the Old-Fashioned Way, and this and similar changes were cited as a common result of the church's failure to catechize and to come to grips with issues of language.
Posted 10 February 2011 - 05:01 PM
: Replacing the "N-word" with "Robot" in Huck Finn (video)
Haven't watched the video yet, but my first thought is that this is kind of apt, really, since the word "robot" basically means "slave" (or "servant", or "serf", etc.). And "slave" is the word that the editors of this new improved Huck Finn plan to use, yes?