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You Can’t Beet This Ad for Directness

By: Ardis E. Parshall - October 20, 2011

From May 1932 —

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9 Comments »

  1. So there!

    Comment by Paul — October 20, 2011 @ 4:11 pm

  2. I think Sesame Street put this to music:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuZNSGdg2ms

    Comment by andrew h — October 20, 2011 @ 4:23 pm

  3. As an alumnus of Jordan high school, I support this message.

    Comment by Mark Brown — October 20, 2011 @ 4:24 pm

  4. Mark, I always thought you Beetdiggers were talking about those nasty purple pickled things that my wife puts on her salads, that cannot under any circumstances, ever, ever, touch any of my plates or utensils. To think I had it wrong all this time…

    I think much better of you now.

    Comment by kevinf — October 20, 2011 @ 4:56 pm

  5. I guess this also explains why my wife’s grandparents had to give up their farm near St. Anthony, Idaho, and move to Canada.

    Comment by kevinf — October 20, 2011 @ 4:58 pm

  6. That direct approach could be used today:

    SUPPORT UTAH INSTITUTIONS

    JOIN

    Pyramid Marketing Schemes

    Comment by Grant — October 20, 2011 @ 6:54 pm

  7. Yup, no inferences or subtle nuance here!

    Comment by David Y. — October 21, 2011 @ 12:05 am

  8. Awesome.

    Comment by Cynthia L. — October 21, 2011 @ 12:45 am

  9. Wait, I didn’t notice the pun in the title until now. Grooooaan. I take back the awesome!

    Comment by Cynthia L. — October 21, 2011 @ 12:49 am

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