On a cheerier note, this can’t be true, but it’s a great story. Apparently the Advertising Standards Authority have told Möben Kitchens to remove the umlaut from their name, because customers might be fooled into thinking it’s a German company and that the products are therefore of a higher quality than is actually the case.

The web address of www.moben.co.uk is a dead giveaway. They should have registered www.moben.de. It’s still available…

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