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Sometimes, ‘Scuit Happens

Triscuit Is it just me, or can anyone else hear the hidden message in this advertisement?

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Are You “Fed Up” Yet?

I’m Fed Up to Here… (Draws hand across neck). When I was a child my mother used to ask me if I was CFRB. They were (and still are) the call letters of a radio station in Toronto. When I … Continue reading

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BP: Banana Peel?

In an inspired bit of invention, a recent British Petroleum advertisement follows a discarded banana peel from its first garbage can through its refuse collection to the recycling furnace where it will be turned into energy. It fixes BP into … Continue reading

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Decoding a New Advertising Catchphrase

Bonvoy! Marriott Hotels have created a new rewards scheme. They want it to stand out from the crowd, so they decided to call it something that people can say to each other in a TV advert. Nothing else is said, … Continue reading

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Something Borrowed, Something True

I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing This one started out as a Coca Cola advert in 1971.   The advert proved so popular that the lyrics were adapted to a song which the New Seekers then recorded.   … Continue reading

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Inspiration #18

It’s the last day of winter, But in Canada, the season endures: Even Scotties embraces this fact; Can you read the word formed by laces?

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Thinning a Bit on Top?

Hair Club can help… It’s not nice to mock the afflicted, so my focus will be on the company offering ‘hope’ to those who are losing their hair. Their ads appear every week night on Fox 29 Buffalo, sometime between … Continue reading

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