KFC ditches ‘Finger Lickin’ Good’ Slogan

In one of the more ridiculous casualties of the coronavirus pandemic: Kentucky Fried Chicken is suspending its ‘finger lickin’ good’ slogan… because you really shouldn’t be licking your fingers right now.

KFC’s global chief marketing officer, Catherine Tan-Gillespie, said in a statement, “We find ourselves in a unique situation – having an iconic slogan that doesn’t quite fit in the current environment.”

Before you get your feathers too ruffled, CNN reports ditching the 64-year-old slogan is simply all part of a marketing ploy.

Is the marketing ploy clever or tacky, considering a lot of people have died? Who’s the creepiest Col. Sanders?

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