Netizens say T-shirt designed for NUS graduates is 'elitist'
A Facebook page claiming to produce clothing aimed at National University of Singapore (NUS) graduates is causing waves online with a controversial design.
The page, simply called NUS graduates, posted an order for a "limited edition" T-shirt and hoodie bearing the slogan: "All people are created equal but only the finest become NUS graduates".
The design was posted on T-shirt crowdfunding site Teespring, which indicated that it had received the minimum of five orders for the design to be printed.
Most of the comments on the post were not positive.
Even NUS alumni weren't impressed.
Some took the moral high road.
Several users noted how wearing the design was a surefire way to attract trouble:
The slogan reminded one user of another incident:
Another guy cooked up a conspiracy theory:
Of course, it could all be one cruel prank to get people talking, given that the page was set up two days ago on Nov 2:
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