Look closely at the third photo from the bottom on this realtor's website promoting a home for sale. Either the snapshot-taker failed to notice two dogs humping sur l'herbe
, or this is an example of highly sophisticated subliminal advertising strategies in the real estate industry. BoingBoing reader and punster Mike Ransom
calls this a "Real estate fo' paw."
Update: Ah, what a pity. Someone at the realty website got wind of the fact that this was blogged on BoingBoing, Fark, MeFi, and everywhere else today -- and deleted the image. Good thing BB reader Andreas spotted the url to the jpeg itself (Link), and another copy is here (Link). Heh. Actually... stick this jpeg in a fancy frame, tack it to a wall at MoMA, call it a postmodern statement on the commoditization of the pornographized American id, and nobody'd know the difference.
Update 2: Reader Paul Camp alerts us to the fact that the realty website has now replaced the XXX photo in the original link with a Photoshop hack job that makes clumsy, guffaw-inducing use of the "blur" tool: Direct link to their revised image.
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