The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

29 August 2002

Targeted marketing, too

What is this, Nazi Nostalgia Month? British sportswear manufacturer Umbro had the temerity to name a new shoe Zyklon Beige, which presumably was not any kind of nod to the Reich's gas chambers, but geez, are memories this short these days?

Umbro, of course, will be dropping the line, or at least its designation.

Now who's going to be the first to boycott Volkswagen?

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