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Tote Bag Font Makes 'Glitter' Look Like 'Hitler'

Tote Bag Font Makes 'Glitter' Look Like 'Hitler' Promo Image

A tote bag that says "My favorite color is glitter" appears to say "My favorite color is Hitler" because of the font choice.

The Quotable Life bag, which is sold on the retail site BelleChic, was mocked on Twitter, notes Ragan.

Some of the tweets included: "When your [favorite color] appears to be ‘Hitler’, because of a poor choice of font," and [M]y fav [color] is also hitler."

BelleChic issued a new version of the bag and an apology on Twitter on July 24: "We are beyond embarrassed about the design of our GLITTER tote bag. We replaced it with a new design. Hope you like this one better!"

In addition to the apology, Matt Molen, the chief marketing officer of BelleChic, released a statement to Allure:

"While I realize that most of the social media buzz and commentary has been tongue-in cheek, the type of abhorrent sentiment conveyed as part of the misinterpretation absolutely does not align with our company values, nor is it something we would ever want to encourage or support," Molen said.

According to Molen, BelleChic has sold the bag for more than one year without any controversy.

Commenters on the Ragan article slammed those offended by the bag and mocked Molen's statement:

Overwrought groveling grossly out of proportion to the offense: check. But he skipped the mandatory token donation to the Anti Defamation League, so his life's still probably ruined. God, I love what the Marxists have done to this country.

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If libtards really cared about jewish people, they'd stop sucking up to, and importing the third world cult of goat rapists and pedos.

Well that would countermand the whole BDS thing. Although, consistency is not generally a quality the Subversive can call his/her/their/it/* own.

At least Obamais o linger in office. Otherwise, Loretta Lynch would have shaken him down for freebies for Obama's dumbas­s voters.

I only see "Hitter." Obviously some forktarded tweeting libtards not only lack basic reading comprehension skills, they have too much time on their hands.

If it's any consolation, I saw "Hiller". I need a new monitor.

Saying the name of Hitler, no matter how absurd the context, constitutes hate speech? That's smart writing, author.

Some people need to get lives because this is dumb.

It looks like "HITTER" to me.

This was on a click bait site,quite some time ago.I saw "hitter"when i looked at it,but i am not looking around,trying to be offended and making a big deal out of it.

I can see those bags selling to the right demographic - big time! If Sales & Marketing doesn't know the significance of "1488," more's the pity.

Sources: Ragan, BelleChic‏/Twitter, Allure / Photo Credit: Elvert Barnes/Flickr, Paul Burley‏/Twitter, BelleChic‏/Twitter

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