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London Olympic Official Merchandise: And Other Things Made In China

by | 31st, July 2010

LONDON Olympics 2012: Before the medals and the hype and the drugs and the glory that will repay the £9.3billions its costing to stage the games, the merchandise. And not the unofficial merchandise – the perfume, the knickers and the ecstasy tablets. This is the official merchandise – the towels, bags, cushions and bedding featuring the Great British flag in pink, white and turquoise, much of it bearing the much derided London Olympics logo of Lisa Simpson fellating an athlete, and the monocular mascots Wenlock and Mandeville. But don’t blame the British. Blame the Chinese. They made the stuff. Although, curiously, the bottle opener was made in Britain…

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Key rings featuring the 2012 London Olympics logo, at a preview for official Olympics games merchandise.



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