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Royal Offence in China

The Chinese brand of women's lingerie, Jealousy International, has released a print ad featuring a Princess Diana look-alike, playing a cello in underwear. A young boy (Prince William?) holds a music score for her to read, with the headline “Feel the Romance of British Royalty”....

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24 November
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Single P or Double P?

The news: On billboards in Buenos Aires, Argentina, next to the familiar red, white and blue Pepsi logo, there is an eye-catching spelling mistake: “Pecsi”. The spelling change is accompanied by slogans promoting “freedom of pronunciation” ("el libre albedrio pronunciativo") and “the beautiful democracy of pronunciation” ("la...

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16 July
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