Over on Instagram, pop-up T-shirt vendors are marketing slightly more developed designs. Scroll through #coronavirusmerch and you’ll find riffs on heavy-metal concert shirts while using word “coronavirus” occur a nearly illegible font; a scroll of stops for the virus’s “world tour” typically runs along the shirt’s back. In a mocking experience of the anxiety many Americans feel about stocking high on make-up, a number of Instagram T-shirt vendors are shilling identical “Panic on the Costco ’’ shirts, a play around the name of emo band Panic with the Disco. Late recently, one account, @socialdistancinghat, began selling ballcaps that read “Faucci”—a mash-up of “Gucci” and “Fauci,” after Dr. Anthony Fauci of the Trump administration’s virus task force.
Brands, T-shirt makers fall into line to trademark coronavirus pandemic
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