The bottom line about the Washington Redskins, according to Jimmy Kimmel: “We got used to [the name] because it’s been around for a long time, but it’s a racial slur.” Wednesday, however, may have marked the beginning of the end. That’s when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office canceled the team’s trademarks for being offensive to Native Americans. Naturally, the team plans to appeal the decision—but if it’s upheld, the embattled franchise could lose control of its brand.
Thankfully, Kimmel has an easy fix: Just add an “f” in front of the word “Redskins,” officially changing the team’s name to the “Fredskins.” There; that’s not offensive to anybody, right? READ FULL STORY