Speed Reading — Sensitivity Readers - Level 0 — 100 wpm

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Book companies are worried that words in old books might upset people. They are editing the books. They edited "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and the James Bond books. Companies are using "sensitivity readers" to check for language that might upset people. The language is from 50 years ago. It was okay then.

The James Bond books had racist and sexist words about black characters and women. The books now have a warning. This explains that the books have negative words because they are from the 1950s. One edited word is "fat". This changed to "enormous". The UK's prime minister said it was wrong to edit the books.

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