Today in "That's Bullsh*t": a 10-year-old Muslim boy in England who misspelled a word on a school assignment got his family invasively probed by police who took the mistake for proof of extremist activity, the BBC reported. The mistake in question? The unnamed boy wrote that he was living in a "terrorist house." He meant to write "terraced house." Say both of those phrases out loud and you'll see it's an easy mistake to make, especially if you're 10. It's more proof that being a Muslim kid is hard.
The day after the kid made the spelling error in December, the boy was interviewed by police at his home. Cops also went through the family laptop. Understandably, the family wants the school and police to apologize.
"You can imagine it happening to a 30-year-old man, but not to a young child," the boy's cousin said. "If the teacher had any concerns it should have been about his spelling. They shouldn't be putting a child through this. He's now scared of writing, using his imagination."