U.K.'s The Telegraph reported the photo
faux pas, giving conflicting information as to who was at fault for
this case of mistaken identity. On the surface, Asian manufacturer
Guangdong should take this kitsch mug off its homepage already. If you can read the fine print, though, note its registration in England and Wales.
Sounds like someone slipped a little something in the graphic designers' tea and crumpets. . . .
A contributing writer for OC Weekly, Anne Marie freelances for multiple online and print publications, and guest judges for culinary competitions. A Bay Area transplant, she graduated with a degree in Hospitality Management from Cal Poly Pomona. Find her on Instagram as brekkiefan.