Monday, June 29, 2015

Fact of the Day: Alice in China

Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland books weren't allowed in a part of China because one of the leaders there thought that talking animals were an insult to humans. 

14 comments:

Arnoldo L. Romero, MLA said...

I love the book, but was not familiar with this fact.

Pilar Domínguez said...

There are some crazy people who doesn´t understand fantasy or tales. Kisses:)

Bob Bushell said...

Different laungage.

Margaret-whiteangel said...

I had heard of this.

Christine said...

Interesting

Just Keepin It Real, Folks! said...

Nah, they were probably just intimidated by the Mad Hatter.

Emmylou said...

Hahaha...they would have hated Daenerys then:D

A Beer for the Shower said...

And yet talking humans are an insult to most animals.

Pat Hatt said...

Animals probably have more brains anyway

bj said...

hahhaa...pretty funny. My husband hates movies where animals talk...

stephen Hayes said...

Strange thought. I guess parody and satire aren't big in China.

Mary Kirkland said...

Kinda funny what they think is weird.

Plowing Through Life (Martha) said...

Oh, very interesting!

The Happy Whisk said...

Odd.