Sure enough, the ad says ‘dong kennel’

I’ll handle this typo delicately. No, wait. “Handle” probably isn’t a good verb to use under the circumstances. What I mean is that I’ll use a light touch when … Um, no. Probably not. I just wanted to say that I’ve never heard...

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When this happens, about all you can do is flush

Poor Denise. Poor dependable, compassionate, positive, respectful Denise. She agreed to have her picture appear in this ad. She was such a good sport. Someone who wasn’t as dependable handled the ad, though. Now poor Denise will forever be the employee who makes “her...

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An incumbent recumbent, riding toward re-election

Elections often draw unusual write-in candidates. Strike that. Elections always draw unusual candidates, but the write-ins are sometimes the most unusual. Strike that again. Elections always draw unusual candidates, but the write-ins receive votes out of disillusionment or warped voter humor....

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Next time you wash your hair, grab this bottle of lice

This ad from the Sunday coupons wasn’t aimed at me. I know that for two reasons: I’ve never worn a white tux. I’m not a fan of lice. It did make me wonder whether someone in creative piped up at a meeting...

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No fish were killed in the making of this jacket. I promise.

I've never thought of caviar and wool in the same category, at least until I saw this ad in The New York Times. Even after seeing the ad, I'm not likely to compare the two. Granted, the ad wasn't aimed at...

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