John Rodgers on tue 23 dec 03
New Yorkers have similar hangups.
I tried to sell a mug that was hot in Alaska, and acceptable on the West
Coast, through a national magazine. Had a couple of ceramic moose
dropping facimile's in the bottom of the mug for humor. The west coast
office checked with the home office on Madison Avenue for approval of
the ad and it got nixed. The West Coast Advertising manager called me up
with bad news. Her comment was "That mug is really funny, is perfectly
acceptable. But the folks in NY have dogs that don't poop and drink milk
that doesn't come from cows!!" I understood her message.
" Heaven forbid ..... my dog doesn't poop, I just let him out for
Brooke Fine wrote:
> Hi y'all,
> If the holidays are getting to you, read this article for a laugh. In
> the Hong Kong Peninsula Hotel , Felix restaurant on the top floor,
> Phillip Starck built a lucite urinal against a glass wall . The British
> would get their
> knickers in a knot over that. Imagine a British Toilet Association.
> Toilet ,loo, and lavatory designate
> your class. The British : God love them cannot endure anyone knowing
> they have to use a bathroom.
> What about the explanation for this artistic public toilet creation :
> comment on the contemporary art scene as well as a way "to subvert the
> hierarchical nature of modernist architecture,"
> Do the Brits go loony as the days shorten or what?
> By the way, does anyone know what Santa does when he gets a a call of
> nature up in the sky?
> Happy Holiday,
> Brooke Fine
> It was sunny and 77F in Dallas today. As with postal employees Santa
> might have to wear
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