KFC Talks With Mouth Full, Human Race Loses Sense of Humor

KFC1a.jpg

Ignoring the "don't talk with your mouth full" childhood rule, KFC is running a commercial to promote its Zinger Chicken Salads in the UK showing call center workers singing with their mouths full. Although meant as humor, the ad has garnered 1,040 complaints from people claiming the ad would cause - hold your breath - bad manners. It's the second highest number of complaints ever received for and ad. And, this, just for talking with a full mouth. Clearly, this is a sign the human race has officially lost its sense of humor

by Steve Hall    May-12-05   Click to Comment   
Topic: Commercials   

Enjoy what you've read? Subscribe to Adrants Daily and receive the daily contents of this site each day along with free whitepapers.



Comments



Comments

I think the term is "don't talk with your mouth full" as chewing is usually done when the mouth is full.

Posted by: jackson43 on May 12, 2005 3:47 PM

Ooops...right...fixed. Attack of dislexia this morning, I guess.

Posted by: Steve Hall on May 12, 2005 4:40 PM

But not in this post's title....

Posted by: velvel on May 12, 2005 4:56 PM

And we thought post-wardrobe-malfunction Americans were uptight!

Posted by: Bruno on May 12, 2005 5:07 PM

I don't think that ad would cause to bad manner, but I don't find it funny either. And I laugh of alot of things. I suppose it's just that I generally don't like people talking with food in their mouth.

Posted by: Thomas Thomassen on May 12, 2005 6:30 PM

Which commercial received the most complaints ever?

Posted by: Kevin Dugan on June 1, 2005 10:20 AM

This one.

Posted by: Steve Hall on June 1, 2005 11:30 AM





Stanton Optical


Featured FREE Resource: