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Old 07-14-2012, 06:00 AM
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Originally Posted by f01driver View Post
Well most people look at the badge, if the Panamera was badged say a Toyota most people would call it ugly an but because the Panamera has a Porsche badge most people will say it's a thing of beauty.
I think "ugly" is a word people use to describe things they perceive unappealing. It does not mean that the thing in question is in fact that. Quite often, I think, "ugly" is used as a descriptor for a thing that's new or unconventional...the Guggenheim Museum, the Mona Lisa, and the works of the Impressionists were so described by their contemporary critics.
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