Target Apologizes For Poor Choice Of Words

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Susan Clemens was looking at a grey dress on the company's website. Regular sizes were described as "Dark Heather Gray." Plus sizes — in the exact color — became "Manatee Gray." Manatees are known as sea cows. Clemens tweeted her disgust and it went viral.


Good morning, I'm David Greene.

Target has apologized for a poor choice of words. Susan Clemens was looking at a gray dress on the company's website, when she noticed how the color was described. Regular sizes were dark heather gray. Plus sizes - in the exact, same color - became manatee gray.

Manatees are walrus-like animals. They're also known as sea cows. Clemens tweeted her disgust, and it went viral. The company says from now on, they're just going to go with gray.


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