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Amazon Defends Use Of Crude Word In Holiday Card

Amazon has sparked outrage by defending the use of the word "cunt" in a product image used by a retailer on its website, arguing that it was featured in a "light-hearted" way that was not likely to offend any particular group, such as women. The Advertising Standards Authority banned an internet ad which appeared on for a Christmas card which featured the text: "You're a cunt. Sorry, I meant to say 'Merry Christmas'."

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