For an overcast New York Monday, here’s another fun vintage ad: a businessman as he telephones, writes, meets, and miraculously still finds time to buy flowers on his way home. Given the repetition, it strikes me as a little mini lesson for language learners.
Karen blogged about this last week, but I’ve finally figured out how to get the embed code to work, so I figured I would highlight one of our favorite vintage Quo Vadis TV commercials. Love the dog in this one… and the special effects:
A German artist took photographs of 100 different products mostly food and candy and compared the pictures on their packages with what was actually inside. Of course we all know there’s bound to be some exaggeration in an advertising photo, but the comparisons are still quite surprising. I’ve reproduced one of the most unappetizing examples […]