Blunder Boards – Serve by size?
This, of course, is an honest mistake in using the language. In an era of political correctness and anti-body-shaming age, this business would have been hauled up for a sign trumpeting the opening of a Beauty parlour only for XXL people. While writing an ad copy or a billboard there is often a constraint of space and you need to try to get in the message in the least number of words. All that this business needed to do was to get an extra word, ‘for’ in their lines and recast it as Uppal’s Largest Beauty Parlour for Ladies and they would have conveyed the meaning perfectly without the unintended humour. If we are not offended by it at least we can a get a few laughs out of such Billboard blunders.
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