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Swedish street signs axed over 'perky' breasts
Those damn Swedish feminists are at it again...

Swedish street signs axed over 'perky' breasts

Article: http://www.thelocal.se/39264/20120222/

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Signs featuring a woman with "perky" breasts and a short skirt are set to be removed from the streets of Uppsala in eastern Sweden following a mix up that has left local officials baffled.

The signs, which depict a silhouetted woman crossing the road, were from a batch of images outsourced by independent designers that were rejected by the Swedish Transport Administration (Trafikverket) for running afoul of the agency's policies.

The woman on the sign, known as Fru Gårman ('Mrs. Walkman'), is a gender-sensitive version of her male counterpart, Herr Gårman, a name that translates both as 'Mr. Walkman' and 'This is where you walk'.

The signs erected in Uppsala, however, show a seemingly younger and bustier woman, with a shorter skirt and a somewhat sprightlier step compared with the design that was eventually approved.

According to a report in the local Upsala Nya Tidning (UNT), the female silhouette's breasts were "too perky".

The mix up has left staff at Uppsala municipality stumped as to how the signs made it on to the city's streets.

“Somehow, a rejected variant of the accepted prototype from several years ago was produced and erected on the streets of Uppsala,” Tina Hallin of the Uppsala municipality told The Local.

The 2008 unveiling of the 'Fru Gårman' signs was preceding with a great deal of publicity after several designs were rejected for being “too feminine” and for not following the regulations that a new road sign may not erected if it could be confused with an existing design.

The Fru Gårman signs featuring the rejected design have now been taken down around Uppsala, even though there have been no official complaints from the residents.

“Individually, one may think it’s rather dashing, but of course we follow the regulations and will replace it with the original design,” said Christer Åkerlund of the traffic department in Uppsala municipality said to UNT.

Oliver Gee ([email protected])

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02-22-2012 06:22 PM
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I wouldn't read too much into it, if you look at the retracted version you can easily see that the design is based on 60's looks.
02-22-2012 07:44 PM
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I wonder how they feel about more anatomically correct mannequins, with nipples, wider hips and rounder butts.

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02-22-2012 07:47 PM
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One of the comments at the bottom made me laugh

First they complain that the signs depict a man, but are totally unable to comprehend the underlying pun, and then they complain that the woman replacing the man is not up (or down) to their standards. Some people are never satisfied.

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02-22-2012 08:09 PM
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That article is from the Local, the english language media.

I am coming to the conclusion that the foreigners in Sweden are the most hardline feminists. Far more than any Swedish women I have met anyway.

I think that feminists from around the world have descended on Sweden thinking its their utopia, only to become even angrier when they find out that it is not true (within the regular Swedish population).

This is just one more article that no Swede would ever care about (I posted one a while back from the local about men being targeted for sitting "macho" on the metro).

The Swedes also thought that was ridiculous too.

Quote:I wonder how they feel about more anatomically correct mannequins, with nipples, wider hips and rounder butts.

Sweden has very PC mannequins. I see petit ones with stacked nipples (asian) tall curvy blonde ones (Scandi) and normal sized redheads (?). Reminds me in one window why I love traveling to meet women. Variety.
02-22-2012 08:15 PM
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Now I know why people say Sweden is root of all evil (feminism).
02-22-2012 08:29 PM
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I'd still like to go check out Sweden one day. My friend had a 3rd cousin from Sweden stay with his family years ago. She was in her 30's and looked straight up 16. A natural beauty.

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02-22-2012 08:34 PM
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