Stupid title length limit.
Anyway, my copy of the new book "The Journal of the Two Sisters" just came today.
According to it, Princess Celestia's nickname is "Celie," and not "Tia."
Yet Another 'Thomas is Bad' Article - RebuttalHi all,Yet Another 'Thomas is Bad' Article - Rebuttal by wildnorwester
Some of you may have seen this article in The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/jul/22/thomas-the-tank-engine-children-parents
Now, we know that Thomas has had these arguments made against it before, and it's pretty clear this article is what's known as 'clickbait'. But I do have a Guardian account and I used it to post a reply to this 'comment' piece. It was quite long, which is a contrast to my usual comments (cynical one or two-liners on politics). Below is the text of my reply:
"Firstly, I'd like to point out that the series was originally based off the books of the Railway Series, written by the Reverend Wilbert Awdry. After season 4 of the TV series, they stopped using the books and started writing their own episodes.
-The Railway Series books were started in 1948. A good three years after the end of the Second World War, when social attitudes were very different to today. As such, they're a product of the times. These books also fo