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Olympic shenanigans

The pink tangram has been done to death everywhere else, but that was not the first instance of attempted design 'cleverness' prompting ridicule.

I give you Cobi, clearly a Catalan sheepdog:


I would give our Spanish chums credit for the Barcelona emblem, which works as a logo because it is clear, attractive and avoids the hackneyed or dull:


Our Australian friends, faced with some horribly twee Olympic mascots for Sydney responded with Fatso the Fat Arsed wombat:
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Anonymous lewis "scooter" vespa said... 4:46 pm

Do we have to have this colional (sic)vulgarity?!!  



Blogger Croydonian said... 7:22 pm

I felt that, just this once, a little Antipodean robustness was justified.  



Anonymous flashgordonnz said... 1:00 am

I guess at least cobi meant something to the locals.

How does "Lisa SImpson giving a blowjob" evoke London, esp to Londoners?

I really didn't pay attention to 2000 games and missed the wombat chappie. Very, er, cheeky.  



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