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Not everyone likes Sherlock Holmes. In August 2011, a school board in Albemarle County, Virginia took out the first Holmes story "A Study in Scarlet" from the reading curriculum for sixth-graders after receiving a complaint from an annoyed parent.

The parent said it was an "inaccurate introduction to an American ____", and the board agreed, ruling it "age-inappropriate".

What was the parent complaining about?

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This day last year: Q.100

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