Advertisement creators are regular people just like the rest of us, and we all make mistakes, but this mistake is pretty big! Funny nonetheless though.

My mom sent me a hilarious story from one of her favorite sites, We Are Mitu, and I decided that the world definitely needs to hear more about this.

If you're trying to be cute and make new words up, you should probably double check that the word you "created" doesn't already mean something else.


Mamar, typically means "to suckle" or "to suck" and "Mamaste" would be the past tense of the verb. I'm not going to spell it out, but I'm sure you can guess what the word meant to Spanish speakers.

Some found the ad amusing, but others found it to be offensive and thought that the company should have caught their mistake. What are your thoughts?

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