Chinky Toothpaste

23 Aug 2007

This really does make me wonder how many brands of racist toothpaste are out there.

Chinky Toothpaste

Thanks to Roddy for the find.

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John Pasden

John is a Shanghai-based linguist and entrepreneur, founder of AllSet Learning.

Comments

  1. Hi John,

    Yup – big problem there. Pretty funny though. How about Cracker Toothpaste?

  2. Did this replace the darky toothpaste? Haven’t seen that one for a while.

  3. Maybe it’s designed to fill ‘chinks’ in your smile/teeth?

  4. And look, the name of the toothpaste next to it is written in Mao Zedong’s handwriting!

  5. Saw the same thing when I was in HK in April:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaeldmanning/457504196/

  6. But will it kill you?

    By the way, I saw Darlie toothpaste in one of the Chinese supermarkets here in the States.

  7. I remember the “black man” (hei1ren2) toothpaste in taiwan.

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