Ads That Just Don’t Work Anymore








Brace yourself — the copy reads: Though she was a tiger lady, our hero didn’t have to fire a shot to floor her. After one look at his Mr. Leggs slacks, she was ready to have him walk all over her. That noble styling sure soothes the savage heart! If you’d like your own doll-to-doll carpeting, hunt up a pair of these he-man Mr. Leggs slacks. Such as our new automatic wash wear blend of 65% “Dacron” and 35% rayon-incomparably wrinkle-resistant. About $12.95 at plush-carpeted stores.








Part of it reads, “A GIFT OF PLEASURE My ____est — the spirit of Christmas-giving” ┬áis ______ in the land. A gift that represents that spirit, and brings pleasure to everyone, both great and small, is more ___________. Such a gift, my friends, is LUCKY STRIKE. “Santa Claus.”








Reads, “How soon is too soon? Not soon enough. Laboratory tests over the last few years have proven that babies who start drinking soda during the early formative period have a much higher chance of gaining acceptance and “fitting in” during those awkward pre-teen and teen years. So, do yourself a favor. Do your child a favor. Start them on a strict regimen of sodas and sugary carbonated beverages right now, for a lifetime of guaranteed happiness.”








Read the bottom line above….apparently we have a “T” zone. Why wasn’t this taught in health class?








Some excerpts from the ad above: It says- “this young man is 11 months old- and he isn’t our youngest customer by any means. For 7-Up is so pure, so wholesome, you can even give it to babies and feel good about it.
-By the way, Mom, when it comes to toddlers- if they like to be coaxed to drink their milk, try this: Add 7-Up to the milk in equal parts, pouring the 7-Up gently into the milk. It’s a wholesome combination- and it works!