[Ads-l] censored = 'uncensored' ?

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Mon Sep 21 20:33:19 UTC 2015


Is she saying "censored" when the shot would be censored by Instagram?

DanG

On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 4:10 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
wrote:

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> But this is the opposite.  She says "censored" when you see the dog's
> teats.
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> JL
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> On Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 11:50 AM, Laurence Horn <laurence.horn at yale.edu>
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> > > On Sep 21, 2015, at 8:36 AM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> =
> > wrote:
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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."
> > >>=20
> > >> Then she does it again.
> > >>=20
> > >> WTH?
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