Leader Board Ad

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Odd ads 1947: To much truth in advertising?

I love words and when I see one that is rarely used, especially to name a product, I want to jump on it. Except with this one, I would slide right off. 
Not the best way to sell a product, with a name that's is difficult to pronounce. Unguent comes from the Latin - "Unguen" - to anoint, and there is the root. So, if this were really a truth in advertising would we change the product name to "Anoint-ment?" I'd need a pretty painful itch to use it.     

1 comment:

  1. I remember this - it was a staple in every home first aid cupboards. It worked too!

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