Company’s New Pencil Slogan Encourages Drug Use

Company’s New Pencil Slogan Encourages Drug Use April 13, 2014

It took a ten year old kid to realize this:

A company has recalled a batch of pencils after a fourth-grade student pointed out an embarrassing message that appeared after he sharpened his pencil.

The pencils carry the slogan ”Too Cool to Do Drugs.” But the student noticed that when the pencils are sharpened and get shorter, the message becomes ”Cool to Do Drugs,” then simply ”Do Drugs.”

As a result of the discovery by Kodi Mosier, a 10-year-old student at Ticonderoga Elementary School, the company, the Bureau for At-Risk Youth, based in Plainview, N.Y., recalled the pencils.

They are going to re-print the pencils, with the message written in the other direction.  That way, when the pencils are sharpened, they don’t encourage kids to develop a crystal meth habit.

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  • ZiggyBob

    How about just letting a pencil be a pencil?