[Ads-l] censored = 'uncensored' ?

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 21 12:36:30 UTC 2015


The actress in the commercial, Chrissy Teigen, shared a photo on Instagram
earlier this year that was taken down by the site for showing a nipple. It
became "nipplegate" in the world of social media. One of her responses was
to post pet photos that were "censored".

DanG

On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 7:54 AM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> Samsung is running a commercial that ends with a woman holding her dog up
> to the camera.  She says "Censored." Then she covers the dog's chest with
> her hand and says "Uncensored."
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> Then she does it again.
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> WTH?
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> JL
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