Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Liverpool City Council: Idiots of the Day

Should be ban the word "Idiot" so it won't offend the Liverpool City Council?

Council chiefs may ban the word 'obese' because it could offend fat children.

They want to replace it with the phrase 'unhealthy weight'.

Parents and health experts condemned the proposal yesterday as 'preposterous'.

The idea was dreamed up by 90 pupils in the Liverpool Schools' Parliament, a scheme to help children become more interested in politics.

Now Liverpool City Council will formally consider their proposal to drop the word from all local authority schemes aimed at improving children's health.

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