DailyDirt: Advertising Mistakes; Hilarity Ensues

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Advertising is a tricky business. Not only do you not know where half your marketing budget goes, but it's possible to waste 100% of your advertising with an innocent mistake. It's tough to try to make funny and catchy ads, and not everyone has the same sense of humor. Here are just a few examples of some ads that have backfired. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post.
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Filed Under: ads, advertising, awearness, backlash, commercials, marketing, mistakes
Companies: express, kenneth cole, kfc, pizza hut, yahoo


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    Greevar (profile), 9 Jul 2012 @ 9:44pm

    Re: Chevy Nova

    Actually, the literal translation is "it does not go". "Va" is the Usted form of "ir" which implies the word "it".

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