So, what is it that those TV ads are trying to tell us?…

But first…
Dulltown, Europe: Today’s weather will feature hovering leaden slabs, skittish splashes, chill gusts, and an unyielding melancholy aerial gloom.

Sensitive bladder? – beautiful and healthy-looking! – never miss a chance to dance! – unlock your potential! – one hundred awards globally – giving me confidence – amazing experiences! – skin that defies ageing! – I know exactly what I want – a simple solution – different sofas! – a life for me – deliciously whipped! – give nature the home it needs – irresistibly tasty – free wine! – some of the biggest names! – five free spins! – the obvious choice – get that feeling! – I like to treat myself – across my devices – do you feel like this? – I can enjoy it anywhere – exceptional deep clean! – a delicious lunchtime alternative – even if it’s bulky – celebrate like royalty! – fungal nail infection? – velvety ice cream – smell the croissants! – need a better night’s sleep? – not just a healthy source of protein! – must end Tuesday.

Perhaps you should call your doctor and sing this repeatedly down the phone to him or her, to the tune of The Camptown Races… It should work fine if you occasionally include the lines ‘Doo-dah, doo-dah’, and ‘Doo-dah, doo-dah day!’ to make it scan.



About Dave Whatt

Grumpy old surrealist artist, musician, postcard maker, bluesman, theatre set designer, and debonair man-about-town. My favourite tools are the plectrum and the pencil...
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