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(Newser)   A Japanese firm with the unfortunate name Fukushima Industries found itself the target of mockery on social media after unveiling a new mascot with an even more unfortunate name: Fukuppy   ( divider line
    More: Amusing, Fukuppy, South China Morning Post  
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5001 clicks; posted to Main » on 15 Oct 2013 at 11:10 AM (4 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2013-10-15 12:34:40 PM  
6 votes:
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2013-10-15 11:16:22 AM  
4 votes:
Someone really fukuppied.
2013-10-15 12:27:56 PM  
2 votes:
Official Mascot of the US Government Default

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2013-10-15 11:29:37 AM  
2 votes:
 I'm disrespectful to dirt.  Can you see that I am serious?
2013-10-15 12:37:12 PM  
1 vote:

eajc4f: ReapTheChaos: What's even more unfortunate is when idiots take a foreign word and try to pronounce it as if it's English. That word doesn't sound like you people think it does.

Hey, lots of us here speak Japanese and know how it's "supposed" to be pronounced. It doesn't change how it's spelled in Roman lettering.

It is funny, and may be a marketing coup for this company. I'm not quick to assume this was a total accident; you see plays on language like that all the time in Japan.

Some underpaid salaryman is having fear-laced giggle fits this week.

I know the feeling he must be having.

April 1st all the icons in a major app I wrote will turn to pictures of meme cats for the day...

... wondering if that was a mistake.
2013-10-15 12:05:02 PM  
1 vote:

Tom-Servo: Medic Zero: Wow. Just wow.

That's it? Only "wow"? Are you sure there's nothing else?

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2013-10-15 11:48:27 AM  
1 vote:
I'm in for a plushie and a car decal. Let's Kickstarter this biatch!
2013-10-15 11:33:11 AM  
1 vote:
An a new Internet meme is born:
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2013-10-15 11:22:18 AM  
1 vote:

Valiente: Smells like fish.

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2013-10-15 11:14:38 AM  
1 vote:
Unintentional viral-marketing mega win.

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