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Brent

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''Boys Are Dumb, Wash Their Bum!''
« on: Oct 29, 2004, 08:51:49 AM »
Yes, you read that correctly: "Boys Are Dumb, Wash Their Bum!" is just one of a series of offensive slogans on some merchandise at Fred Meyer, a chain department store in many western states.

The products are lip gels and soaps, targetted at teen- and pre-teen girls. Personally, I think it's offensive in a number of ways- it's offensive to boys and it sends the wrong message to young girls. And wouldn't ya know it- these products are put out by those ignorant a-holes that made the "Boys Are Dumb- Throw Rocks At Them" shirts, the company called  "David & Goliath".

Not surprisingly, there were NO products that make girls the target- no "Girls Are Dumb, Wash Their Bum!" merchandise at all.

So, I spoke with the manager and told him I come to this store almost every week and spend a hell of a lot of money over the course of a year- but that was stopping TODAY. I dropped all my (unbought) stuff right there on the floor and told him I'd never spend another dime in a Fred Meyer store until they removed this offensive, gender-biased garbage. To his credit, he started pulling stuff off the shelves right then and there, but he's just one manager at one store.

We need to get the word out to ALL the Fred Meyer stores that this kind of merchandise is unacceptable.

Below are the product numbers and toll-free telephone number for Fred Meyer. Please give them a call and let them know that you won't shop at a store that discriminates against boys, and that tells young girls that it's COOL to be mean to boys.


Toll-Free Number: 1-888-247-4439

Product numbers:

7-67014-35483
7-67014-34245
7-67014-36845
7-67014-32254
7-67014-34107
7-67014-34105

When you call, be polite, but BE FIRM, and let the customer representative know a few things:

1) You will NOT shop at Fred Meyer while they carry these products, and

2) That you are offended that Fred Meyer would carry this kind of merchandise, and

3) That you find this merchandise to be quite offensive.

 
Thank you. Let's get this junk out of the stores and let them know that targetting boys to be made fun of is a stupid and offensive thing to do.

...Brent


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RE: ''Boys Are Dumb, Wash Their Bum!''
« Reply #1 on: Oct 31, 2004, 06:40:08 AM »
I'm really starting to not like these people.

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RE: ''Boys Are Dumb, Wash Their Bum!''
« Reply #2 on: Nov 01, 2004, 09:33:20 PM »

read here about what David & Golaith did before to boys.

http://www.hisside.com/join_his_side_campaign.htm

 

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