FYI: It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It

• Haagen-Dazs is downsizing their “pint” from 16 to 14 ounces, in a move Ben & Jerry’s is calling “downright wrong.” [Advertising Age]

• McDonald’s has done alright in the financial crisis so far, but company executives are worried about the future. [Wall Street Journal]

• Quaker Oats has launched a new advertising campaign and an optimistic new slogan, “Go, humans, go!” [New York Times]

• Virginia governor Tim Kaine signed a bill prohibiting smoking in the state’s bars and restaurants. [Roanoke Times]

• Gordon Ramsay has sold his Los Angeles restaurant Gordon Ramsay at The London. [Daily Dish/Los Angeles Times]