Nigel Farage slams Scouts woke style guide as 'ridiculous' after terms like 'Chinese whispers' banned
Scout leaders have banned the use of terms such as 'dinner ladies', 'man made' and 'Christian name'
GB News Presenter Nigel Farage has slammed the new Scout style guide as "ridiculous" following the ban on words and phrases such as "falling on deaf ears", "dinner ladies" and "Christian" or "maiden name".
Children aged between 10 to 14 who are members of the Scouts are prohibited from using certain terms and words in a move to avoid causing offence to people of "all genders, religions, races and to those who live with a disability".
Nigel slams to move as outrageous, stating: "We're wrapping teenagers in cotton wool, stopping them from having free open debate.
"I think its all ridiculous."
The game "Chinese whispers" has since been renamed as "broken telephone" in the new woke style guide.
The document outlines how children are told to use "first name" or "given name" instead, while "previous name" is preferred to "maiden name" as it is an "outdated term".
Children are instructed to refer to Australia and New Zealand by the countries names, instead of "down under".
The Scout Association faced backlash earlier this year, following the introduction of a "trans fun badge" for members as young as four.
Members were also offered a "bisexual fun badge", a "lesbian fun badge" and a "Pride fun badge".
A spokesperson for the Scout Association said: "We’re proud to ensure that everything we do is as inclusive as possible and using the right language is part of that process."
The announcement follows an announcement from Girl Guide chiefs, who were today accused of promoting ‘woke claptrap' after advising leaders to learn almost 100 terms linked to gender and sexual identity.
Britain’s biggest girls’ group has advised staff to learn a glossary of words such as "aromantic", "demisexual" and "agender", saying "it might be worth printing it off... so you can reference it" with children.
The style guide also includes "pansexual" – "attraction for members of all gender identities/expressions"– and "constellation", the structure of polyamorous relationships.
The guidance, first reported by the Sunday Express, encourages girls to learn the glossary in a task called the "vocabulary extravaganza".
The NHS also came under fire last month after it dropped "women" from internet guidance on ovarian, womb and cervical cancers.
The website now states that cervical cancer is a "cancer that's found anywhere in the cervix" while womb cancer affects "the womb".
If patients wish to see the word "women" being used to talk about female illness, they must click further into the website.