A Gap ad for children's clothing in the UK caused backlash for being sexist and then things got interesting when consumers noticed it also contained a hilarious spelling error. The ad originally angered people because it featured a boy labeled "the little scholar" while the girl was named "the social butterfly." That naturally pissed people off.


Here's the ad in full. See if you can spot that spelling error:

You may have been looking at the text, but the spelling error is actually on the boy's t-shirt:

Nice work, "Einstien."

Yes, in an ad that thoughtlessly played into terrible gender stereotypes about boys being smarter than girls, they misspelled Einstein's name. Can you even imagine what happened to both the Gap buyer that approved the shirt and the graphic design team trying that created the ad?

Sources: Mashable