On Monday, in article <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"Adrian Ford" wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just a thought I had today when reading a car mag.
> If a half naked dolly bird draped over a Jag attracts buyers why not Land
> rovers. All we get in Landy mags is ugly brutes in wellies...
> Why do they only do articles on Bear belly Baz from Barnsley with his
> spotless V8 but hasn't had a bath for six months.
> What about all the women who do the school run in their Landys why not have
> some articles from them showing a bit of leg!!!!!!!
Sounds like one of the neighbours, though her Landie caught fire last
> Am I sexist or anyone else think landy mags a bit drab or do Landy mag
> publishers and advertisers think Landy owners are Gay?
I think it's more the advertising industry influence on the mainstream
motoring market. You see the hot totty all over Formula One and the
motor shows, and have done for years.
It's not about masculinity, or the implied toughness of the vehicle.
Go look at the truckers.
No, I think it's just that nobody thinks were dumb enough to fall for
the same line.
OK, so there was Tomb Raider.
David G. Bell -- SF Fan, Filker, and Punslinger.
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