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A politically correct cafe has sparked a heated debate by removing gingerbread men from the menu and replacing them with & # 39; gingerbread gender neutral person & # 39; (photo)

Angered customers ask for a boycott of a politically correct cafe that & # 39; gender neutral & # 39; gingerbread & # 39; people serves & # 39;

  • A politically correct cafe sells & # 39; gender neutral person gingerbread cookies & # 39;
  • A gingerbread man dates from the 15th century and is a staple at Christmas
  • Cafe The Tannery, in Auckland, New Zealand, found the name outdated
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A cafe has sparked a heated debate by removing gingerbread men from the menu and replacing them with & # 39; gingerbread sex-neutral person & # 39 ;.

A gingerbread cookie is a Christmas staple all over the world and dates from the 15th century.

A café called The Tannery in Auckland, New Zealand, however, changed the name more inclusive.

A politically correct cafe has sparked a heated debate by removing gingerbread men from the menu and replacing them with & # 39; gingerbread gender neutral person & # 39; (photo)

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A politically correct cafe has sparked a heated debate by removing gingerbread men from the menu and replacing them with & # 39; gingerbread gender neutral person & # 39; (photo)

Owner Andre Cettina told stuff the name change after a number of customers wondered why they had been called gingerbread men in the first place.

& # 39; It started off a bit, but it actually became a point of interest and started a bit of discussion at the desk with many people taking photos, & # 39; she said.

Since the name change, she said more adults are trying to reach the tasty treat.

& # 39; That used to be 90 percent of the time we sold (the gingerbread cookies), it was for kids. There are now many more people buying them, which is pretty funny, & she said.

Some customers were angry about removing the sex from the gingerbread snack.

& # 39; PC has gone crazy, always been gingerbread man, why change now. It is a cookie, not a living creature. I find this all so sad, & a person wrote.

However, not everyone has seen the funny side, with a number of dissatisfied people who call it ridiculous (photo of a person's comment about the name change)
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However, not everyone has seen the funny side, with a number of dissatisfied people who call it ridiculous (photo of a person's comment about the name change)

However, not everyone has seen the funny side, with a number of dissatisfied people who call it ridiculous (photo of a person's comment about the name change)

& # 39; This ridiculous, crazy PC, what is coming now, the world has gone crazy & # 39 ;, another wrote.

& # 39; Boycott them only because of their gross stupidity, & # 39; wrote another.

The New Zealand cafe is not the first to change the name of gingerbread men.

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In 2018, the coffee shop in the Scottish Parliament also changed the name of the cookie.

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