Originally posted 2020-06-17 10:07:41. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Surprising, really, that it took this long:

It’s not as if they didn’t try:

Not enough to save a brand that was great, but impossible to defend, really. That’s just the way it is, and not even a reprobate like LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION objects to the phasing out of brands with histories and associations like thisby market forces, of course.

Presumably this guy is next:

Mars may as well stop kidding itself and yank off the …

By Ron Coleman

I write this blog.

5 thoughts on “Not sweet enough”
  1. Ron, I grew up on Aunt Jemimah in the 50s. The lady on the packaging reminded me of the older colored women I knew but that’s not why my mother bought the mix. (We used sorghum molasses and honey and didn’t use the syrup.) FYI, there was also a popular brand of canned oysters with a smiling black man on the front called “Nigger Head.” That one went the way of the dodo bird in the 60s after the Civil Rights Act was passed. I don’t really get that Uncle Ben’s is “racist” other than the use of the term “uncle,” which was a common term used for older people, white as well as black, just as “aunt” was used for older women.

  2. “Phasing out of brands”.. such polite wording. Nice to see all this insanity hasn’t got you down.

  3. Proverbs (MISHLEI) 1 : 29
    Because they hated knowledge and did not choose the fear of ADONAI

    Ecclesiastes (Kohelet) 1: 5
    What has been is what will be, and what has been done will be done again.

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