Freddish: How to talk to children

In this Atlantic article we learn how Fred Rogers took such great care in choosing words to talk to preschoolers. fred rogers

Author Maxwell King lists the nine rules of Neighborhood language, which he calls “Freddish.” And comments

Rogers once halted taping of a show when a cast member told the puppet Henrietta Pussycat not to cry; he interrupted shooting to make it clear that his show would never suggest to children that they not cry.

 

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