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March 3, 2017

"Advertising signs that con....

... you into thinking you're the one; / that can do what's never been done; / that can win what's never been won..."
George Carlin sums up the language:

“Quality, value, style, service, selection, convenience, economy, savings, performance, experience, hospitality. Low rates, friendly service, name brands, easy terms, affordable prices, money-back guarantee. No cash? No problem! No risk, no obligation, no red tape, no down payment, no entry fee, no hidden charges, no purchase necessary. Limited time only, act now, order today, send no money. Batteries not included, mileage may vary, all sales are final. Don’t forget to pick up your free gift: a classic deluxe custom designer luxury prestige high-quality premium select gourmet pocket pencil sharpener. Yours for the asking, no purchase necessary. It’s our way of saying thank you”. - - Orwell speak | BESTqUEST

Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 3, 2017 9:09 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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They left out Going Out of Business. Must've never shopped for furniture.

Posted by: BillH at March 3, 2017 10:10 AM

Tom Waits and Frank Zappa got it.
I won't buy anything I see advertised. Just weird that way.

Posted by: pbird at March 3, 2017 12:39 PM

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