"Among the designs rejected at the start of an open pitch process were anthropomorphic pigeons, an animated tea pot and a Big Ben with arms and legs."
I admit that I've always been a fan of the London 2012 Olympic logo. It's unusual, striking and whether they like it or not, at least people notice it.
But the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic mascots? I just can't get behind them. Actually, I really don't want to stand near them. Or be seen with them. Their cycloptic stares kind of freak me out.