In a bit of not-so-subliminal advertising, there’s recently been a rash of overtly genitalia-ish images appearing on British foodstuffs. Some of it is right there on the packaging — take these liters of Tesco-branded buttermilk, for example:
Please change the design on Heston’s prawn COCKtail, @waitrose. Please? pic.twitter.com/MLoX8HGgja— @ElliottClarkson (@ElliottClarkson) June 3, 2014
In Wales, even food-truck logos have been implicated:
Bit of a cock-up… These Peppa Pig biscuits are probably not suitable for children. http://t.co/e5LmsvLMzr pic.twitter.com/PdkhoJayQM— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) October 28, 2014
Makes the days when everyone said the new Airbnb logo looks like a vagina seem downright quaint.