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Winnie the Pooh Gets Banned

Pooh Bear, that “tubby little cubby all stuffed with fluff,” has been banned and lambasted by a Polish village. Yes, you read that right. Winnie the Pooh has been banned. From a children’s park, no less! In the small town of Tuszyn, the village council, in their oh-so-infinite wisdom, has declared Winnie the Pooh to be unfit for children – or at least unfit to be the face of a children’s playground. They can’t tell what gender he is, so he must be a hermaphrodite,  and *gasp* he doesn’t wear pants!  Actually, sometimes he completely naked. News flash, folks. He doesn’t need pants because he’s a TOY! A toy who is suitably NOT anatomically correct, for which my young children were unknowingly thankful.  (And contrary to what one council member said, I highly doubt that Milne “cut [Pooh’s] testicles off with a razor blade because he had a problem with … Continue reading

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