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Old 29.09.2011, 23:01
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Re: Butcher labels woman 'best meat in town'

The lady looks cross-eyed
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Old 29.09.2011, 23:02
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The lady looks cross-eyed
That don't matter, but the fresh meat in her hand is not very appealing...why, oh why...I like the recent tv spots on papet vadoise, hands making sausages.
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Old 29.09.2011, 23:02
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The lady looks cross-eyed
Indeed! And that is only a chipolata!!
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Old 29.09.2011, 23:09
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A Zurich butcher shop has received a rap on the knuckles from a Swiss advertising standards authority that deemed as sexist a suggestive picture of a leggy woman depicted alongside the slogan: 'the best meat in town'.
You RETARDS, "best quality" is hardly "best meat"!

Take some English lessons, you morons!

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Old 29.09.2011, 23:11
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Furthermore, I believe that the innuendo is perfectly acceptable - should one want to investigate the offence that it MIGHT cause, and in effect second guess the reaction of thousands of advertising targets - well go for it, and good luck.
Innuendo, by its definition, means 'subtle'. Show me the subtle and I'll buy you a beer.

I'm not offended by the ad, but it sure as hell doesn't make me hungry for the sausage. And, since women are generally the ones who buy the groceries.... If I want to chomp on a sausage the way they're suggesting, I have one at home for free...UNNERSTAN? Or do I need to break out a sausage and illustrate the point? ;D

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Old 29.09.2011, 23:12
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You RETARDS, "best quality" is hardly "best meat"!

Take some English lessons, you morons!

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Uh? You have lost me there (and I am English)
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Old 29.09.2011, 23:16
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You RETARDS, "best quality" is hardly "best meat"!

Take some English lessons, you morons!

Tom
Am i the only one who finds that word (capitalised) extremely offensive? Maybe its a cultural thing....
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Old 29.09.2011, 23:18
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Indeed! And that is only a chipolata!!
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Old 29.09.2011, 23:19
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Am i the only one who finds that word (capitalised) extremely offensive? Maybe its a cultural thing....
Maybe it is, but I do too.
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It definitely says "Best meat in town" - in English, no less.

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Re: Butcher labels woman 'best meat in town'

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You RETARDS, "best quality" is hardly "best meat"!

Take some English lessons, you morons!

Tom
Tom, did you read the article?
An excerpt from the article for your perusal:

But butcher Urs Keller said he found the SLK’s decision absurd, arguing that just "wanted to do something modern" instead of always advertising with a dead animal. Keller has since removed the offending tagline from his delivery vehicles, although the pictures are still on show.

I am sure that the "best quality since 1934" slogan - which I am assuming that you refer to(on the rear RHS of the traders vehicle) is...well - not displayed in any kind of English that I was taught.
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Re: Butcher labels woman 'best meat in town'

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but that is only so that the locals don't understand it!
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Re: Butcher labels woman 'best meat in town'

OR "Finest Quality" - forgive the error.
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Maybe it is, but I do too.
Goodness...i got groaned for merely asking the question!
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Re: Butcher labels woman 'best meat in town'

LMAO - we were clearly looking at differing photographs. I stand corrected.
Apologies.
I was referring to the vehicle shown at:
http://www.thelocal.ch/1338/20110929/
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Old 29.09.2011, 23:27
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Re: Butcher labels woman 'best meat in town'

One could love or hate this ad, but the advertiser got much bigger coverage thanks to this scandal So it works. And the image IS sexy
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Old 29.09.2011, 23:32
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Re: Butcher labels woman 'best meat in town'

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Yeah, but if she was born in 1934, she's not the youngest meat in town.
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Old 30.09.2011, 00:03
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Re: Butcher labels woman 'best meat in town'

Some advertising placement fail:




This one for ouchboy's lolcats
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Old 30.09.2011, 00:19
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Re: Butcher labels woman 'best meat in town'

Well, I have to admit... I actually kind of appreciate the ad -- but only because it is one of the very few things I've seen here that really takes a risk and stands out from the norm.

Besides, I think I'm less offended by this ad than I am by those obnoxious Rolex ads or furniture ads that boast a cheap-looking chair being sold for only 2,000 CHF.

Yes, the ad is tacky. But it was intended to be.

Now if you'll excuse me, I have a sausage calling my name...
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Re: Butcher labels woman 'best meat in town'

Being a woman and a vegetarian, I won't worry about being politically incorrect.... this ad is funny and its forte rides precisely on being controversial. Benetton brand has skillfully mastered the fine art of creating targeted controversy to expend brand's longevity.
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