It may soon be used to cover cigarette packets.
From TCD’s digital archive.
Can you guess the year?
They literally had no idea this would be offensive.
The TV ad, screened in February ahead of the annual racing event [Cheltenham], stated “…we’re going to make Ladies’ Day even more exciting by sending in some beautiful transgendered ladies. Spot the stallions from the mares”.
The bookmaker said it was never the intention to cause harm or offence and it was “saddened” to learn that some viewers were offended by the ad.
Even Don Draper would blush at the sight of these. And yet here we are, showing them.
(Ta, Laurence Manly)