By now, you've probably seen images of the leaked Seattle Sounders shirt. For the most part, reactions were somewhere short of universally enthusiastic, but far short of apoplectic. Reactions to today's leak have not be so constrained.
A few more 2015 MLS jerseys @Footy_Headlines @footballshirt @footballfashion pic.twitter.com/NwIj6YnRZk— J.O. (@0xC5D40) February 4, 2015
At first glance, you might not get the indignation. Sure, this image is a bit underwhelming but it's also clearly a replica. And, yes, the jock tag does run the risk of annoying hard-core supporters who use that phrase in chants.
But to understand the uproar, you need to look a little closer. Notice something missing? Like a comma maybe?
And then it hits you ... like a ton of bricks. If our English teachers taught us anything it's that commas can entirely change the meaning of a sentence. The missing comma turns what should be a call to arms into a potentially gross act. Let's hope someone at adidas gets this fixed before it's too late.