Sunday, February 06, 2005

Watch out for the French label

Well I'm over at DU again (I know, its a sickness) and guess what? They have found some subversive information on a clothing care label in French. Damn.

Here is a translation of the label:

Wash with warm water.
Use mild soap.
Dry Flat.
Do not use bleach.
Do not dry in the dryer.
Do not iron.
We are sorry our president is an idiot.
We did not vote for him.

A picture of the original French can be found at the above link. Given my rusty French it looks like a pretty fair translation. Note that the English version on the tag omits the last two lines.

Here is a link to the company that made the label. They claim it refered to the president of their company. Who can say? They have a blog. You can vent here or go there.

I think they did it to get a buzz. They have a T-shirt with the label writ large.

Well, any publicity is good publicity as long as you get the link right.

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