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What the Happy Buddha?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by Duke of York, Feb 10, 2016.

  1. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-35540549

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    "A poster for a Vietnamese restaurant in Glasgow, which featured the phrase "Phat Phuc", has been cleared by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA).

    Two complaints to the watchdog claimed that the phrase, when spoken in English, sounded like a swear word.

    The Hanoi Bike Shop restaurant replied that the Vietnamese pronunciation was "Fet Fook" and meant "Happy Buddha".

    The ASA said the posters were unlikely to cause serious offence as it was obvious that pronunciation may differ
    ."

    Do you think the swear filter is aware of this?
     
  2. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    Apparently it is
     
  3. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

    I managed to get happy Buddha through OK.
     

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