London Fire Service Slams Cartoon Pig for Sexist Language

March 20, 2019

The London Fire Brigade has attacked Peppa Pig, the cartoon famous with little children the world over, for referring to one of the female characters as being dressed as a “fireman.”

Once alerted by a Twitter user that in one episode of the British cartoon the narrator had said “Mummy pig is dressed as a fireman,” the 154-year-old fire service tweeted, “Come on @peppapig, we’ve not been firemen for 30 years.

“You have a huge influence on kids & using out of date stereotypical gender specific wording prevents young girls from becoming firefighters. Join our #Firefightingsexism campaign.”

Peppa Pig has so far not responded to the tweets by the fire brigade about its insufficiently woke language.

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This article was posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 7:18 am

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