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Does this kettle on a J.C. Penney billboard resemble Hitler?

By KATE STANTON, UPI.com
(Credit: <a class="tpstyle" href="http://www.reddit.com/r/LosAngeles/comments/1f2g9f/the_jc_penney_hitler_tea_kettle_spotted_just_east/" target="_blank">Reddit/billburnman</a>)

There's a large J.C. Penney advertisement on a billboard in Culver City, Calif., promoting a Michael Graves-designed tea kettle on sale at its department stores. But passing drivers noticed that if you squint, the tea kettle resembles something else entirely.

"The JC Penney Hitler Tea Kettle, spotted just east of the southbound 405 in Culver City," a Redditor named "billburman" said in a post to the social media site over the weekend.

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"I can never unsee hitler," one commenter said of the creepy resemblance.

"I stare at this from my office building every day and now I can tell my co-workers that I'm not the only one who saw the Hitler in the bells and whistles sign!" another wrote.

Here's how J.C. Penney responded to the unusual comparison on Twitter:

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