Eye catching slogans were graffitied on vehicles by an Australian campervan firm after thousands signed an online petition against its "misogynistic" messages. Wicked Campers, which is popular with backpackers, has been the subject of complaints in the past, including criticism over a "Save a Whale -- Harpoon a Jap" slogan on one its vans in 2008. The latest outrage stems from a message which read: "In every princess, there's a little slut who wants to try it just once". Sydney resident Paula Orbea started the online petition on Friday after her 11-year-old daughter saw the message on a van in the scenic Blue Mountains west of Sydney during the school holidays. It has so far been signed by nearly 25,000 people. "I agree with free speech, but where is the line? At what point do we say no, that's not morally correct?" she told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. "We're not the enemy for saying we don't like to be referred to as sluts, that we all are begging (for sex) and hyper-sexualised. "We have the right to say we're not happy with that." In her petition calling on Wicked to "eliminate misogynistic and degrading slogans and imagery", Orbea said her daughter had been upset by the message she saw. "It is inconceivable that Wicked Campers choose to not only write the misogynistic 'joke' but also then publicise it through their moving, billboard vans," she said. "Shame on them." Queensland-based Wicked Campers, whose budget vans are painted in a graffiti style, has yet to react to the petition and had no immediate comment Monday. But in responding to a previous complaint to the Advertising Standards Board about a slogan which read, "Women are like banks -- once you withdraw you lose interest," it argued the artwork did not constitute advertising. While it disagreed with the board's finding that the slogan was misogynistic, demeaning to, and objectified women, it agreed to replace it with something "dull" and "boring", according to the Advertising Standards Bureau website.Source: AFP << Israeli Inhuman Strikes Cause Gaza Death Toll to Rise to 17... Scientists Invent Nanotech Microchip to Diagnose Type-1 Dia... >> Recommended Reading Social Media's Impact may Cause Children to Need Lessons to Concentrate Children may now need lessons on how to concentrate, with social media to blame for that! READ MORE Social Media Makes People Less Empathic Social media, which is thought to help people connect, is actually making them more selfish and less empathic, a new study has found READ MORE Is Your Man Moody? Women get confused by the behavior of men in their lives. It is time they realize that men too have frequent mood swings. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Drug - Food Interactions Drug Interaction Checker Find a Hospital More News on: Is Your Man Moody?