Bank of America Sends Offer to 'Lisa Is A Slut'
Feminist writer wasn't amused
By Rob Quinn, Newser Staff
Posted Feb 7, 2014 1:30 AM CST
Updated Feb 9, 2014 8:00 AM CST
"It does amaze me that there isn’t a little more of a flag for maybe certain words or phrases going up in someone’s name field," McIntire says.    (Twitter)

(Newser) – Feminist writer Lisa McIntire was shocked to receive a credit card offer from Bank of America with "Is A Slut" added to her name. "Lisa Is A Slut McIntire, you've earned this special offer," read the mailer that arrived at the home of McIntire's mother, the Los Angeles Times reports. The bank apologized after McIntire tweeted a picture of the letter, though it appears that her name was altered in the records of the Golden Key Honor Society, which was partnering with the bank on the offer, Forbes reports.

A spokeswoman for the honor society says McIntire's name was changed sometime between 2004 and 2008. "So it's possible that I've been sluttin' it up in a honor society's database for almost 10 years," McIntire says. "They haven't been able to pinpoint how 'Is A Slut' became my middle name, but they're still investigating." Last month, a Chicago couple received a mailer from OfficeMax addressed to "Daughter Killed in Car Crash."

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Jerry Baustian
Feb 15, 2014 12:06 AM CST
Some dumass at GMAC transposed two letters in my first name in 1987; about once a year I get junk mail addressed to "Gerlad." Around 1995 I created a phony company name and identified myself as the executive director; I still get mail addressed to the company, even though I've made five state-to-state moves since then.
Chasseur
Feb 14, 2014 4:57 PM CST
I hate it went that happens. a new Credit Card offer come to a freind of mine by the name of "Turd Ferguson" which is really lame, cuz his last name is Rancher
People_Suck
Feb 9, 2014 5:28 PM CST
The owner of the bank is the kid she turned down in high school.