The snowflakes over at The Weather Channel have been buried in an avalanche of political correctness. Check out this tweet from Mike Seidel:
1st snowperson of the season and the 2nd snowfall in less than a week in Nashua, NH. Thanks to @TheMattSaffer for the eyes, nose, etc.
Thanksgiving forecast to be the coldest on record in nearby Boston with a high of 21° and wind chills in the single numbers. pic.twitter.com/1xpFts6ORL
— Mike Seidel (@mikeseidel) November 20, 2018
Apparently, snowman is out, gender neutral snow people are in.
He’s a dude ergo snowman.
— Jelinda Faye (@jelindafaye) November 20, 2018
How do you know it’s a snow person ? Perhaps it identifies itself as a snow camel or snow frog ? Or perhaps it prefers ice crystal instead of snow. Your post may very well trigger the … well you know…. ❄️ ❄️
— John D (@jd313jd) November 20, 2018
Or “Ice Being” might work! 🙄
— J. C. C A R P E N T E R 🎙 (@TheJCCarpenter) November 20, 2018
The was similar outrage across the Big Pond after a popular children’s television program referred to “snow people” instead of snowmen.
“I’ve heard it all now; CBeebies have started referring to snowmen as snow people and a woman has just been on the radio arguing that it’s unacceptable that all snow people are white,” one baffled parent told The Sun.