Clothing store named "Hitler" raises ire in India

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  1. terry78 My name is Stefan, sweet thang

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    The article says the owner would change it if he was compensated $2700 for the name change on business cards, logos, hoarding, etc. I wonder what he'll say when he goes out of business? :o
     
  3. TinkTonks loves her some Tom Hardy!

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    Watch him change the name:

    'Welcome to the grand re-opening of Stalin!'
     
  4. THE MR. TERRIFIC HYPES KING OF COSPLAY

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    I don't believe he didn't know who Hitler was.
     
  5. Pink Ranger The North Remembers

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    I can see this guy heading an entire conglomerate of stores one day.

    Pol Pot's Cookware

    Khaddaffy's Taffy

    Charles Manson's House of Knives

    The Polansky Teen Modelling Agency
     
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  7. TinkTonks loves her some Tom Hardy!

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    Ha! Nice! :awesome:




    But seriously, how could the guy *claim* to not know who Hitler was when he uses a swastika symbol over the "i" in the name? How does someone do that and know *nothing* about it???? :huh:
     
  8. chamber-music Infinity Ammo

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    Except in this case he said Hitler was his grandfather nickname because he was very strict yet the dot on the i in Hitler is a swastika which implies he must have known that the Nazis version of the swastika is linked with Hitler.

    I don't buy for one second this guy had no idea who Hitler was.
     
  9. Manic User title? USER TITLE?!

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    And just like that, I can no longer make the Pol Pot joke I had in my back pocket.
     
  10. Pink Ranger The North Remembers

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    It's okay, I was thinking about putting Ted Bundy on that list, but couldn't think of a joke for that. I pass the ball to you.
     
  11. KalMart 239-Bean Irish Chili

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    Can the swastika be trademarked?
     
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    I'm not sure whether to laugh at this, or stare in wide eyed confusion.
     
  13. The Incredible Hulk Bad Hombre

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    wasnt that technically a Hindu symbol to begin with?
     
  14. Manic User title? USER TITLE?!

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    Yeah, and a couple other religions in the Dharmic family, I think. The Nazis ruin everything. They ruined the swastika, the Charlie Chaplin mustache, the lives of millions of people...
     
  15. terry78 My name is Stefan, sweet thang

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    They also ruined that great sense of humor the Germans are known for.
     
  16. TinkTonks loves her some Tom Hardy!

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    It was, however most of the Hindu ones I've seen had 4 dots that circle the "arms". This guy's symbol does not have that. Also, he chose to use the 'rotated' swastika, which is directly related to Nazis.
     
  17. Lunar_Wolf WTF face

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    1) A terrible business man due to the lack of research
    2) I call BS, he knew and was just doing this for attention

    Hope the place catches fire.
     
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    I'm guessing this guy is NOT going to recoup any of his costs. LOL!
     
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    Jeffrey Dahmer's all-you-can-eat BBQ
     
  20. JJJ's Ulcer Registered

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    Buddhist and I believe it's a reverse swastika. So this guy can't use that excuse.
     
  21. Pink Ranger The North Remembers

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    India is still rife with religious bigotry against any religion that isn't Hindu. Sadly, I wouldn't be surprised that he keeps the name and the store becomes popular. :(
     

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