[Ads-l] censored = 'uncensored' ?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 21 20:10:24 UTC 2015


But this is the opposite.  She says "censored" when you see the dog's teats.

JL

On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 11:50 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
wrote:

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> > On Sep 21, 2015, at 8:36 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> =
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> > 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.
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> Not even Nipplegate II?  Ah, Janet Jackson, how soon we forget!
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> LH
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> > One of her responses was
> > to post pet photos that were "censored".
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> > DanG
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> > On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 7:54 AM, Jonathan Lighter =
> <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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> >> Subject:      censored =3D 'uncensored' ?
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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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