Wednesday, May 19, 2010

Great moments in advertising































Yes, this 15.8-oz. box does contain more cereal than a 14.5-oz. box.  It also contains more wheat than corn cereal, more frosting than non-frosted cereal, fewer simians than a barrel full of monkeys ... I could go on stating the obvious all day, but I think you get the point.

4 comments:

Jewels said...

I had those for breakfast!

Rachael said...

I just finished reading your archives back to the post you made just before P's death. I couldn't go on because it was too heartbreaking, knowing what you didn't know at that point.
It was beautiful to see your progression from feeling lost and impermanent to where you are now. You have done such a wonderful job holding things together for G, and outside of that I love that you have embraced - as she has - her differences. I've definitely fallen in love with her for the way you've written about her (and not in a creepy-old-man-on-the-internet way, but a 20-year-old-girl-who-lives-for-a-good-character kind of way, promise).
One of your posts mentioned how you felt you had a book inside you, you just didn't know what it was. I think this is what you were meant to write. It's absolutely the truth. I wish all the people in your life could read how you feel about their idea of 'moving on', because to me as a reader it makes absolute sense. I wish, for your sake, that they understood.
I guess I just want to say thank you for keeping this blog, I'm so glad I stumbled across it.

Humincat said...

Hahaha! At Warmy world the other day, the larger box of Frosted Flakes were on sale for the same price as the smaller box, and the sign said something like "Get more for less" Less?? Isn't $3.28 the same as $3.28?

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