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Yes, yes people I have emerged from my self realised obscurity to bestow knowledge on all headz. Used ta be out and about now strictly lying low dispensing wisdom.
Too much going down to stay quiet, now all of us have to rise up and speak truth to power.

There has to be more to us than dhal roti and Nokia phones...



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This will join da company of ads such as Southern Comfort 'Who are you mixing it with' and all da fake caribbean Lilt/rum adverts we get. 'Real Mexicans' everywhere will be really happy to be continued to be portrayed as Magnificent seven extras. This is 2006 folks...

Sunday Mirror magazine 30.4.06
1st May 2006, 10:41   | tags:,,

Steve says:

You had better add the bloke in the kilt for the scottish beef advert too.

1st May 2006, 10:48

DocD says:

Will check it out. Misrepresentation is misrepresentation!

1st May 2006, 10:51

Black Uhuru says:

Natty Dreadlock whoa ha hooeeya

1st May 2006, 12:13

Twiglet says:

That was me Doc. A favourite song in this house, I couldn't resist!

1st May 2006, 12:19

kel says:

dearie me. Reminds me of that random scene in Out Of Sight... crap ad executive tries to come on to Jennifer Lopez's character by telling her all about his crazee campaign, 'with this liitle mexican guy in a sombrero..'

1st May 2006, 17:29

DocD says:

Got it more from da 60's film with Sid Poitier Twiglet rather then da Black Uhuru track.

1st May 2006, 21:38

DocD says:

Steve - found your ad here . Not sure if its up there wit Uncle Ben's lovely ad though

2nd May 2006, 00:25

Steve says:

There is another where he is just wandering around the highlands in a white t shirt and kilt, carrying an ax and large hunks of wood.

It's still steroetyping and it still makes me cringe.

2nd May 2006, 08:54

teflon says:

How about the Scotts Porage Oats ad?

2nd May 2006, 09:05

DocD says:

Get your POV Steve.

2nd May 2006, 09:06

paintist says:

how about any ad with caring mother clean kitchen,airfreshner obsession,and wholesome kids....the world is rife with stereotypes and we are all guilty of doing it.......

2nd May 2006, 09:08

teflon says:

mum's gone to iceland!

2nd May 2006, 09:32

DocD says:

Sod u lot. Put a complaint into da Advertisng Standards Authority, Uncle Ben's corperate communication arm and to da Mexican Consulate.

2nd May 2006, 23:31

EDURNE says:

Ad to that any ad including a spanish playing flamenco(by the way,the myth about spanish men beeing passionate lovers,forget it girls).

3rd May 2006, 21:00