Dillard’s, the department store chain based in Little Rockhas stopped selling what was supposed to be a “whimsical” sign that set off a howl on social media. The issue arose at the girls department of a Florida store. I don’t know if it was marketed here but it won’t be sold now in any of the nearly 300 Dillard’s stores. Says USA Today:

The sign read: “Dear Santa, This year please give me a big fat bank account and a slim body. Please don’t mix those two up like you did last year. Thanks.”

A mother wrote on Facebook that she was “appalled” by the sign. Her message gained traction, prompting the store’s decision to remove the item.

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