Meet London’s mascots for the 2012 Olympics. The country that gave the world the Industrial Revolution, the American colonies 😉 Elizabeth I, Shakespeare, the Beatles, Charlotte Rampling, Churchill, Thatcher and Mr. Bean came up with this? The Thames already has Prozac in it, I think if we looked again we’d find some crack.
In the end they were neither animal, vegetable nor mineral. Nor, as some cynics had predicted, did they resemble white elephants. Instead, Wenlock and Mandeville, the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic mascots, elicited mostly baffled reactions as to just what they were at their unveiling today.
Look, how hard can this be? And what happened to something like…puppies. Everyone has puppies. I nominate any puppy to be the 2012 London Olympic mascots. Ok, specifically, an English Shepherd. There, done. See how easy?
Or, of course, there’s always…
UPDATE: Fausta’s Blog has video!!
And SondraK has a little something to say!