Holiday themed Cougars socks were sold for $18 a pair, mostly as gifts for the holidays…but the store is now issuing full refunds after fans discovered a disturbing message once the socks were turned down.
Washington State University Cougar fans were understandably confused when they began opening and wearing their socks…only to see the slogan “GO DAWGS” for the University of Washington instead. Shouldn’t it say something about the Cougars?!
The Seattle company responsible for the collegiate blunder claims this was a quality-control error as they use templates to create large batches of socks at a time. Someone just forgot to change the template on the inside from the University of Washington to the Washington State University.
It is not, as some have speculated, a dark and sinister plot to secretly represent the alma mater of the company’s founders, who both graduated from UW.
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