Posted: January 13, 2013 in Uncategorized


Winnie the who? Modern versions of the originally British children’s series has left U.K. fans wondering what happened to their beloved books.

Linda Weeks, a British librarian, is leading the pack with complaints about the Disney versions of the books, which she says are riddled with errors and Americanisms that just don’t mesh with the series’ heritage.

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The series, which was created in the 1920s by British author A.A. Milne, has since been adapted by The Walt Disney Company as an animated series. While the cartoon did make some changes to the original stories, it’s the most recent additions that have pushed Weeks to protest. The Telegraph reports that Weeks was dismayed to see a skipping rope called a “jump rope,” “moustache” spelled “mustache,” and the use of the word “gotten” in Eeyore’s declaration, “I’ve gotten all spruced up…

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