Thursday, March 03, 2011

New Bible No Booty

New Bible No Booty - The word “booty” is getting the boot by the U.S. Catholic Bishops in a move to update The American Bible, which is used by millions of Catholics and other Christians. All the teenagers in Sunday School will have one less thing to laugh about now that “booty” is to be replaced by “spoils of war.”

“Booty” is not the only word that is being removed. The English words “virgin”, “cereal”, and “holocaust” are also being replaced by English words because recent trends in scholarship and linguistics.

Dozens of priests, scholars, and translators met for 17 years to hammer out a new and updated Bible for modern Catholics.

New Bible No Booty

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