Monday, April 05, 2004

subliminal subversion

The folks over at skeptomai have made an interesting discovery: the little tags on Tom Bihn laptop bags have the care instructions in both English and French, but they don't say the same thing in both languages. The French part accurately follows the English part up to the end, then adds

Nous sommes désolés que notre President soit un idiot. Nous n'avons pas vote pour lui.

This translates into English as

We are sorry that our President is an idiot. We didn't vote for him.

label slams Bush