I expect the teacher was trying to avoid questions about Big Ears.
I guess its good though that youngsters are able to see older tv as often
Noddy is considered very non PC and Enid Blighton a bit of a racist
according to the stuff I've read, but this is all about societal norms for
the time of course, which changes as the years pass by.
We there any women in Toyland? I don't remember any.
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"Nicholas D. Richards" <nich...@salmiron.com
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> In article <20220114110442.083c...@eircom.net
>, Ahem A
> Rivet's Shot <ste...@eircom.net
> on Fri, 14 Jan 2022 at 11:04:42 awoke
> Nicholas from his slumbers and wrote
>>On Fri, 14 Jan 2022 09:38:54 -0000
>>"Brian Gaff \(Sofa\)" <bri...@blueyonder.co.uk
>>> Child, we saw some old Children's tv this morning at school.
>>> One was called Noddy, why did Noddy have an open top car, as it always
>>> rains here.
>>> Parent, I don't know, really. Did you ask the teacher?
>>> Yes he said the climate had changed since those days.....
>> <thwack> to parent and teacher, and a second thwack to techer for
>>the climate change remark - the correct answer AAFK is that Noddy lives in
>>Toyland where it never rains. Thus starting sproglets on the road to
>>understanding the difference between reality and fiction.
>>> Is this the way the kids are being taught about the climate? Sadly I
>>> remember those Noddy kids shows and I'm pretty sure it rained in the UK
>>> back then as well....
>> Quite a lot.
> Like the wet Sundays in Manchester, of my memory (nearly 70 years ago).
> A certain Hungarian song always seemed to be appropriate for Sundays in
> Manchester, even if it didn't rain (a truly rare event in my memory),
> made worse by two church services and/or a visit to my paternal
> Mind you the worst part of Sunday was Monday, or at least getting ready
> for Monday.