Fury as Snickers jokes about Welsh language in deleted Tweet

Snickers makers cause uproar by comparing the Welsh language to someone 'sitting on a keyboard' in swiftly deleted tweet Snickers' tweet today: 'A place in Wales or someone sat on a keyboard? A thread.' The post was subsequently deleted after it was met with an angry reaction Snickers then made a joke of that they were 'not themselves' in their apology

By Milly Vincent For Mailonline

Published: 19:01 GMT, 3 March 2020 | Updated: 20:57 GMT, 3 March 2020

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The makers of chocolate bar Snickers have caused uproar by comparing the Welsh language to someone 'sitting on a keyboard' in a tweet from its official social media account.

The post from earlier today - which was subsequently deleted - listed a number of possible Welsh place names linked to a question which stated, 'A place in Wales or someone sat on a keyboard? A thread.'

Underneath it then went on to name check the likes of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Rhosllanerchrugog and Penmaenmawr.

The makers of chocolate bar Snickers have caused uproar by comparing the Welsh language to someone 'sitting on a keyboard'

The makers of chocolate bar Snickers have caused uproar by comparing the Welsh language to someone 'sitting on a keyboard'

The tweet was met with an angry reaction, with many wondering what could have prompted it in the first place.

'Hi. This was tweeted from your @SNICKERSUK account this morning - maybe if you

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