Business 2.0 is currently running their The 101 Dumbest Moments in Business feature for 2002. Included in the top 15 are Southwest Airlines’ insensitive “If you consume more than one seat, you will be charged for more than one seat” quote (#12) and Microsoft’s botched attempt at imitating the Apple “Switch” ads (#11). Of course, the Veg Blog “favorite” is #9:
Because nobody understands 12-year-old girls quite like a cattle rancher.
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Assn. launches www.cool-2b-real.com, a site designed to “steer” young girls away from vegetarianism. Featuring enlightening articles and insightful quizzes (“What type of beef do you most like to eat with your friends?”), the tweener-empowerment site also has recipes for snacks like Easy Beef Chili, Nacho Beef Dip, and Beef on Bamboo.