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Advertisement in the UK in 1936

stratosranger · M Best Comment
That’s just shocking!

jasmineOTK · 36-40, F
Seems like a proofreader would have been beneficial there…
@jasmineOTK I think it was meant to be funny.
@jasmineOTK ...but I agree that the lack of an apostrophe seems odd.
Advertisement in NYC in 2022. I bet many moms shield the eyes of their young kids as they pass by it![image deleted]
Lara08 · F
@soar2newhighs milk advertisement from finland...

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ArishMell · 70-79, M
Wonderful!

You'd have thought they'd had it proof-read by someone outside the sales and advertising department. That's the kind of unwittingly funny ads., church notices, etc. they used to read on [i]The News Quiz[/i], as punctuations between rounds.

:-)

Curious spelling: 'Sal[u]u[/u]sbury'. I looked it up: it is real, not a mis-spelling of Sal[u]i[/u]sbury.

Posh there, too: average house price nearly £790 000. Or is that modest for a London suburb?
Rambler · M
should be an apostrophe in don't
Pretzel · 61-69, M
well that didn't come out right - or DID it???
@Pretzel It's spot on when you think just how dangerous electricity and electrical items were back then compared to today's safety standards.
daydeeo · 61-69, M
Throw that toaster in her bath!
Stevve · M
Unf#cking believable !!
Royrogers · 61-69, M
Like lightning
Dirty deeds done dirt cheap!
KnowOne · 46-50, M

 
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