Is that patchwork hippo supposed to be sexy? Because it's posed pretty sexily.
No, I don't want to think any more about this....
for September 1983
Yes, men's socks were really improved by the spinoffs of aviation technology, and are somehow emblematic of an era of increased air travel.
for October 1962.
Romance over practicality? What were they thinking?
Hey, buddy: those pallets aren't gonna stack themselves! And, lady, those clothes aren't gonna pin themselves to the line!
Seriously, does hubby even have a job after dashing out of work in the middle of the day?
Stops spies from sweating during torture.
Via a chain of transmission that extends through our own Chuck Shepherd and longtime WU-vie Professor Music, we get the astonishing picture above, the kind of advert favored by
Attorney Larry L. Archie.
Modern readers inevitably sense a note of sarcasm in the woman's words, which I'm sure wasn't the intent of the ad men who created this.
But I've gotta confess that I once gave my wife a set of canning equipment for her birthday. In my own defense, it was top of her wish list.
Original ad here.
An elegant motto for a useless product.