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Champ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-05-04 02:18 PM
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NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York officials were red-faced on Friday after they discovered that clothing ads on city buses that appeared to promote reading suggested a love of books could be rewarded with oral sex.

The advertisements that ran on about 200 buses across the city in recent months carried posters displaying a suggestively posed woman in hot pants kneeling among a pile of books beside the snappy slogan "Read Books, Get Brain."

What unhip, unsuspecting local transportation officials did not know was that "get brain" is street slang for oral sex.

The ads -- from hip-hop clothing maker Akademiks, which intended the double-entendre -- was stripped off New York buses on Friday after transportation officials discovered the street slang meaning.

Metropolitan Transit Authority spokesman Tom Kelly condemned the "vulgar street phrases" in the racy ads he said were "demeaning women."
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  -Read a Book, Get Oral Sex? Champ  Nov-05-04 02:18 PM   #0 
  - HAHAHAHAHA!  kick-ass-bob   Nov-05-04 02:19 PM   #1 
  - I've heard "get head" but "get brain"? That's reaching.  aden_nak   Nov-05-04 02:19 PM   #2 
  - It used to be get skull  warrens   Nov-05-04 02:32 PM   #12 
     - Yeah, I've even heard skull. But BRAIN?  aden_nak   Nov-05-04 03:16 PM   #16 
  - Reading ...  YDogg   Nov-05-04 02:19 PM   #3 
  - Wow.  ComerPerro   Nov-05-04 02:21 PM   #4 
  - My Pet Sheeple.  YDogg   Nov-05-04 03:47 PM   #18 
  - We can still laugh!  liberal N proud   Nov-05-04 02:21 PM   #5 
  - You ever notice  WLKjr   Nov-05-04 02:22 PM   #6 
  - hmmm  lunabush   Nov-05-04 02:23 PM   #7 
  - Here is the local story on it  Champ   Nov-05-04 02:27 PM   #9 
     - google web search  lunabush   Nov-05-04 02:32 PM   #11 
  - This slogan obviously hasn't worked on Laura Bush.  kingfish_junior   Nov-05-04 02:23 PM   #8 
  - get brain?  gold_bug   Nov-05-04 02:29 PM   #10 
  - sounds great.  bullimiami   Nov-05-04 02:35 PM   #13 
  - like they didn't know what the ad was saying!  amazona   Nov-05-04 02:43 PM   #14 
  - I have never heard that expression!  jfetoe   Nov-05-04 02:43 PM   #15 
  - Offer void where prohibited by law  Squeech   Nov-05-04 03:32 PM   #17 
  - Does this offer work retro-actively?  jackelope72   Nov-05-04 04:05 PM   #19 
  - I read 3 books last month!  BiggJawn   Nov-05-04 04:08 PM   #20 
  - I read today. Me want sucky sucky.  name not needed   Nov-05-04 04:10 PM   #21 

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