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A Muslim student has been left shocked after receiving two racist ‘jokes’ by a text service operated by 118 118.
Kameron Abbas, 21, used the new joke service run by the directory inquiries company after seeing it advertised on TV.
He was horrified when he got sent a message saying: “What’s the difference between ET and an Asian? ET got the message and went home.”
Stunned he then requested another, using his friend Imran Shah’s phone, and received: “How do you save a drowning Pakistani? Take your foot off his head.”
The student from the University of Central Lancashire is now considering legal action against the firm, which admitted a ‘breach of standards’.
He said: “We couldn't believe the response. It was more Bernard Manning than Harry Hill. It was disgraceful and these people should be reported.
Originally posted by machinegun_go_go
Imagine if they send a prophet mohammed based joke to someone with fundamentalist leanings? Biiiiiiig problems for that company then!