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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Does This Google Veterans Day Logo Look Muslim to You?

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Does This Google Veterans Day Logo Look Muslim to You?

Does This Google Veterans Day Logo Look Muslim to You?Does This Google Veterans Day Logo Look Muslim to You?Boy howdy, Google has done it now! The company's special Veterans Day logo this year, you see, features a mysterious crescent shape. And you know who loves crescent shapes? The Muslims. Yeah, some people are actually upset about this.

As you can see, Google's American flag graphic covers the top part of the "e" in "Google," leaving a little crescent shape exposed underneath. A lot of people would see this and proceed to not give a shit. But then there's Twitter, the blue idiot-typing website:

Does This Google Veterans Day Logo Look Muslim to You?

Still more idiocy: gawker.com

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