Bell Canada Minds the Bollocks

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Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE) drops the firebomb on its most recent ad campaign, from Reuters:

The ads for Bell Canada's Solo discount service showed a young woman decked out in flashy punk rock attire, with a button that reads "Belsen was a gas" -- the controversial title of a song by the Sex Pistols, and a reference to Nazi Germany's Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
"It was inadvertent," Bell Canada spokesman Mark Langton said on Friday, noting that the dozen ads were taken down as soon as the company realized its mistake. "Obviously, we would never depict such an offensive slogan in our advertising."

The ad offended Jews (and Sex Pistols fans) taking public transport in Vancouver and Toronto.
Holocaust song title has firm squirming [Reuters]

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