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Sloggi Slogged

Another portent of prudery on display in the UK. Thong sellers put up a (entertaining) poster of some of their products near a mosque. A couple of complaints ensued, followed by a warning from the Advertising Standards Authority. What nonsense. If worshipers at a mosque (or, for that matter, a church) want to act as aesthetic policemen for their immediate environs, they should do so the old fashioned way – by coming to a (paid) accommodation with the owners of the billboards in question. Freedom of religion is one thing, exquisitive over-sensitivity to the customs of each particular sect is quite another.

Now, about the FCC…

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