Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Politically incorrect kids

As kids we played "Cowboys and Itchybums" in the bush behind our street.  I don't think we'd seen a cowboy or an Indian in our life but we knew about itchybums thanks to pin worms and kiddy hygiene. Nothing to do with race and everything to do with child's play.

Language police, please do not hyperventilate.

Cowboy or Indian was equally attractive and we all ended up as one or the other, a lesson in good race relations you might say. No one ever hesitated to be an Indian but we felt there was a little indignity if "Itchybum" cropped up.  A kid is entitled to some privacy.

Added photo:

No comments:

Post a Comment