The {weird} Ways of Old

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You know, I enjoy being involved in the branding side of a company – it has provided much insight as to demographics and target markets, age/gender/race appropriate approaches, etc. I am also reminded daily just how important ‘taglines’, ‘catch phrases’ and images can be to any campaign… so it makes you wonder just what these people were thinking and how different things and life must have been once-upon-a-time! Hope you enjoy the ads as much as I did ๐Ÿ™‚ Even though some of them had me gasping for air from both utter shock as well as laughter!

... and if it were a machine, folks would be too damn petrified to use it!

I'm under the impression that this ad is for shoe polish - but it really is just quite strange.

?? Imagine a time where they encouraged women to carry a gun...

I can totally relate... so I just avoid making dinner altogether.

... because, twisting a lid can be so darn demanding and less time consuming than trying to get a man to open it...

Now, HERE's product selling at it's very breast, um, I mean... you know what I mean

Well, apparently doctors know what they're talking about ๐Ÿ™‚

... gosh, I guess it's better than being irregular right?

At last...the easier route to teething issues - dissolve them before they get the chance to appear!

Whats this? I hope it's not what it looks like...

The 'one-in-five' must be a real savage?

I figure there's a reason this coffee never took off - because all the men were poisoned by their wives.

What? No meat cleavers, chainsaws or woodchip machines? Aaaw.

Yes, we encourage a person to stay well hyrated during long car trips

oh I see... the connection... between cosmetics and a lama

Bwaa ha ha ha... if I ever recieved a 'meat thermometer', I can assure you it WOULD NOT be going into a roast...

Is that even a question?

This just in... I would never be that desperate to 'look cute'

 

Click here to see recently made ‘sexist’ ads… disturbing how this seems to be a continuously used theme amongst brand houses, agencies and design studios?

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About The Crazy Lady

After travelling the world, studying something I love and becoming a mother - I felt the need to talk and write...now that I've chased everyone away with my incessant yapping, but still with this burning desire for attention... my mother suggested I blog. (That way people could choose if they wanted to listen or not...) I also decided after much deliberation, that 2011 was the year that I would 'tie the knot'... that it was finally time, after having put it off for so very long. I do not however believe that regardless of the wedding preparations or level of organisation, one could not possibly prepare me for this strange journey I seem to have undertaken. So I'm a little crazier than usual :)

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