I was slow to jump on the bandwagon with this one as I’ve been busy, but I couldn’t let this one go. This promising deodorant was slammed by Taalpuristen for their incorrect use of Dutch and I felt the need to point out that the English is incorrect as well. OK, it’s not Dunglish per se, but talk about a mess: you’ve got the brand names ‘biorythm’ and ‘biorhythm’ both being used and even countries like Denmark can actually spell it right, although the product bears the wrong spelling. Pretty sloppy for a multinational.
Here’s a flashback to folks who couldn’t spell rhythm either:
Tags: advertising, deodorant
April 23rd, 2007 at 2:55 pm
The first one I saw too. It annoyed the hell out of me, say “ritme” for Pete’s sakÃ©!
April 27th, 2007 at 3:37 pm
And besides, what does deodorant have to do with the dubious science of biorhythms?
August 20th, 2007 at 2:53 pm
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