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I [] Poland - Gazeta Ads

integrale 2 | 2  
15 Jun 2009 /  #1
I can't get enough of these - I think it's hilarious. They're the billboards all over Warsaw (and, presumably, everywhere else in Poland) that look like the I <3 NY t-shirt, but say I [block] PL.

Does anyone know where I can get a t-shirt of this?
aphrodisiac 11 | 2,443  
15 Jun 2009 /  #2
contac Gazeta, they might be able to help you.
Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446  
15 Jun 2009 /  #3
The red rectangle has become the trademark of Gazeta Wybiórcza (as some call it), and younger peoplel probably don't know why. Originally it truly was the Election Gazette, set up to promote the Solidarity election campaign of June 1989, and in that space was the Solidarność logo. But once they got into power the Michnik gang turned the paper into a mouthpiece for the leftist KOR-ite intellectuals whilst increasingly distancing themselves from the interests, needs and aspirations of the worker core of Solidarność. Wałęsa finally forbade the further use of the Solidarność logo, so they created a red patch in its place and so it has remained to this day.
OP integrale 2 | 2  
17 Jun 2009 /  #4
@Polonius3 - that's a really interesting history, and it makes me curious to learn more. Thanks for that.

I'll contact Gazeta, but I don't expect they'll be much help! Any other thoughts?
1jola 14 | 1,879  
17 Jun 2009 /  #5
It's the best anti-Polish paper around. Get yourself a Che Guevara T-shirt instead.
18 Jun 2009 /  #6
I'll contact Gazeta, but I don't expect they'll be much help! Any other thoughts?

Just make your own version using MS word and then take the image to a shop which prints t-shirts. There's one in the university library building which is pretty good.
1jola 14 | 1,879  
19 Jun 2009 /  #7
Thanks for the tip, Harry. I think I'll make one for myself. Is your birthday coming up, no doubt you're an Agora fan.
19 Jun 2009 /  #8
I do do some work for Agora but I'm not a particular fan of them.

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