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Dumb Moments In Business 2007: Manchester

by | 19th, December 2007

ANOTHER list: “Fortune magazine has chosen Sony’s use of Manchester Cathedral as the backdrop to a violent game as one of its “101 Dumb Moments in Business” for 2007.”

The gaffe was picked at number 63 by the US publication in its list of “the dumbest of the dumb” occurrences.

Sony apologised to the Church of England for using the cathedral as a backdrop to “Resistance: Fall of Man”.

Fortune put the recall of millions of Chinese-made toys because of paint fears at the top of the list.

In second spot was Eli Lilly’s move to put Prozac into chewable, beef-flavoured pills “to treat separation anxiety in dogs”.

And in third place was Leona “only little people pay taxes” Helmsley’s decision to leave $12m to her dog in her will.

Number 4 was the Guardian not meeting the Anorak

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