Bookie lays odds on next Microsoft head transplant

After Microsoft was caught removing the head of a black man from a stock website photo and replacing it with the head of a white man, UK betting shop Paddy Power is offering odds on the racial makeup of the smiling faces who will turn up in Redmond’s global advertising campaign for the upcoming Office 2010.

Earlier this week, the blogosphere noticed that in reusing a stock photo from Microsoft’s main English-language site, the company’s Polish division had placed a white man’s noggin on the shoulders of the black man in the center of the photo.

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