A children’s dictionary is stirring up controversy due a simple definition of a piece of jewelry.
According to Mirror, a mother allegedly purchased a dictionary for her daughter thinking it would be a fun-filled educational book.
After reading through it, she found something many find to be disturbing.
27-year-old Samantha Rawlins stumbled on an inappropriate definition of the word “necklace.”
The first definition of the word states “A piece of jewellery which a woman wears around her neck.”
As for the second description of the word, let’s just say it’s not what many would expect.
The second description states “In South Africa, a name for a tyre filled with petrol which is placed around a person’s neck and set on fire in order to kill that person.”
Mirror reports “A spokesman for Harper Collins said they had been made aware of “inappropriate content” in the Hello Kitty dictionary and as a result had withdrawn it from sale and pulled all copies.”
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