Crucking phasey

A new addition to the extensive variety of Australian bar snacks:

A nutty snack company in Australia has won the right to call itself Nuckin Futs, despite an official ruling that it was offensive.

The Trade Marks Examiner had ruled a year ago that Nuckin Futs had to be rejected because it was scandalous and offensive.

The company appealed the ruling:

A solicitor representing the Gold Coast company argued that the name was not offensive because the words it suggested were commonplace in everyday Australian language.

Whereupon the Examiner, I imagine, went out and got totally fit-shaced.

(Via Language Log.)







3 comments

  1. McGehee »

    29 January 2012 · 8:52 am

    Anyone who would rule that brand name offensive is a jucking feenius.

  2. Jeffro »

    29 January 2012 · 2:04 pm

    Uckin’ Fay!

  3. Wizards of Oz | Daily Pundit »

    29 January 2012 · 11:30 pm

    […] Whereupon the Examiner, I imagine, went out and got totally fit-shaced. Actually, I kinda like it […]

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