Internet Pecker

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Internet Pecker

Matsushita Electric is promoting a new Japanese PC targeted at the Internet. Panasonic has developed a complete Japanese Web browser, and to make the system "user-friendly", licensed the cartoon character "Woody Woodpecker" as the "Internet guide." Panasonic eventually planned on a world version of the product.

A huge marketing campaign was to have introduced the product in Japan last week. The day before the ads were to be released, Panasonic suddenly pulled back and delayed the product launch indefinitely. The reason: the ads featured the slogan "Touch Woody - The Internet Pecker." An American staff member at the internal product launch explained to the stunned and embarrassed Japanese what "touch woody" and "pecker" meant in American slang ...

ยป by Madfish Willie on June 30 :: Permalink :: Comments (4) :: Jokes

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Here's the slightly more believeable version:

Posted by: Harvey on June 30, 2004 07:08 AM

Anyone remember that fairy tale about the
uncircumcised troll?

I think it was called Rumpled Foreskin.

LOL!!! Couldn't resist. :P

Posted by: pam on June 30, 2004 09:26 AM

Pam - Uncircumcised troll. Heh. I think I had one of those in my comments the other day :-)

Posted by: Harvey on July 1, 2004 07:20 AM

Harvey: Well... now Mac Diva is just standing there with his pecker in his hand... metaphorically speaking, that is.

Posted by: Madfish Willie on July 1, 2004 07:58 AM