Dr Mumbo

Censoring the discriminated against blonde beautiful women

Regular readers may remember a couple of months ago Mumbrella reported on a scrap yard’s billboard featuring a blonde bikini clad woman which fell foul of the Ad Standards Board  because the image had “no relevance to the product”.

At the time the owner of St George Metal Recovery complained the decision amounted to “discrimination against blonde beautiful women”,  an issue Dr Mumbo understands the UN is currently holding a commission into.

Well, it seems they undertook to change the wording on the board. But, instead of going to the cost of getting a whole new ad designed and printed they decided it was easier just to use stickers saying “censored” over the offending parts of the text.

Touche, scrap yard owner.

St George Metal Recovery

However, Dr Mumbo worries the person putting the censored stickers on the board may not have gotten the right message. You see, they promised to change their wording from “St George Metal Recovery. They are definitely not the largest. But I wouldn’t sell my stuff to anyone else”, to “They are definitely not the largest scrap yard But I wouldn’t sell my scrap anywhere else”.


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