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

But first…
Dulltown, UK: Today’s unusual pencil sharpener is the one shaped like the call of a distant crow in the early morning.

Superfast speeds – an accident that wasn’t your fault? – subject to availability – 4 pairs at home for free! – you win every day! – nothing to pay up front – smooth and chocolatey! – get one month free! – 3 for £10! – meat pack just got bigger! – hazelnut pieces! – your freshness experience! – blended by perfume experts! – just feel incredibly good! – seven signs of ageing – odours that you can’t ignore – staying healthy isn’t easy! – give it a swirl! – Oral B Pro-Expert! – up to two nights for free! – a delicious combination! – I won’t let grey show in my hair – defy expectations! – all eyes are going to be on you! – rewrite the rules! – thick-cut crisps! – we are trebling the odds! – searching for those personal touches? – more comfortable! – feel its heartbeat! – a treat for the imagination! – you save money! – it’s time to smell the magic! – where boundaries cease to exist! – play the free demos now! – selected sofas! – get that winning feeling! – the freshness of springtime! – it’s gone from great to wow! – you are the big deal!…

When you are next travelling on a bus or train, why not read this out as a poem in a loud clear voice to your fellow passengers?

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

  1. Hahaha! I wouldn’t dare try reciting this in public. I’d get all sorts of things thrown at me! 😀 I quite liked “a treat for the imagination – where boundaries cease to exist” They go together quite well 🙂

  2. Shammy says:

    Somebody actually gets paid for writing that stuff. Surprising really…..

  3. I want that job. I think I’d laugh all day.

  4. ktz2 says:

    ‘But wait ! –there’s more!’. . well-worn in the US

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