Banners wishing people a ‘Verry Merry’ have been torn down in Sydney, due to their omission of the word ‘Christmas’.
A banner strung up in The Rocks in Sydney’s centre was torn down on Tuesday after complaints flooded in from furious taxpayers claiming it was offensive and a misguided attempt at political correctness.
Nearby to the ‘Very Merry’ sign stands a contemporary statue of a Santa Claus which has been built entirely of plastic crates bearing the message ‘Very Merry Crate-mas’.
The contentious ‘Very Merry’ flag, which was unfurled by the New South Wales finance department, was branded a waste of taxpayer money by one particularly outraged Sydney-sider.
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