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Broken light ends up calling airport supermarket c*ntdown

Catherine Sayce in front of her local c*ntdown (Picture: Caters News)
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By admin , in UK , at March 20, 2018

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Broken light ends up calling airport supermarket c*ntdown
Catherine Sayce in front of her local c*ntdown (Picture: Caters News)

Arrivals in New Zealand were in for a shock after an airport supermarket sign didn’t offer them the most politically correct greeting.

Visitors to chain Countdown at Auckland Airport were gobsmacked to see the light behind the first letter ‘o’ broke – meaning the store was emblazoned with the word ‘c*ntdown instead.

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Diver and spearfisher Catherine Sayce noticed the hilarious error when she visited the shop in Mangere, Auckland, on Saturday night.

The 28-year-old, who lives in Auckland, said: ‘I definitely did a double take when I noticed the sign spelled out a naughty word.

‘I was amazed people seemed to be going about their daily shop and walking in without paying attention to the sign.

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‘I don’t normally pay a lot of attention to the lights on supermarket logos – unless of course, they spell out a horrific swear word.

‘Since I put it on social media, everyone has been saying how funny it is.

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‘I drove past this morning and there was a man in a cherry picker with the ‘o’.

‘I was surprised they left any of the lights on in the sign when they realised what it spelled.’

The letter o was missing for around three days.

PIC FROM Caters News - (PICTURED: Catherine Sayce, 28, in front of her local Countdown supermarket in Mangere, Auckland where one of the lights had broken. PIC TAKEN ON 19/03/18) - Visitors entering New Zealand for the first time were left gobsmacked after a broken light meant a supermarket sign spelled out a VERY rude word.Catherine Sayce filmed this video after noticing the hilarious error when she visited her local Countdown supermarket in Mangere, Auckland, last night (MON). A bulb had broken inside the o of the lit-up logo, leaving it instead reading something completely different to shocked customers.SEE CATERS COPY
People were shocked to see the sign at the weekend (Picture: Caters News)

She posted an image of the store on Instagram with the caption: ‘There’s only one place I shop.

‘Also what people yell when I fall over.’

A spokesman for the store told the New Zealand Herald: ‘It just sh-ws y-u can’t live in a w-rld with -ut an O!’

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