Written by:2009/03/12 08:42 AM
Writing is a skill. But often overlooked is the skill of proofing. Here are some examples of ads that did not pass through the proof readers inbox.
Lost: small apricot poodle. Reward. Neutered. Like one of the family.
We do not tear your clothing with machinery. We do it carefully by hand.
Great Dames for sale.
Dog for sale: eats anything and is fond of children.
Sheer stockings. Designed for fancy dress, but so serviceable that lots of women wear nothing else.
Stock up and save. Limit: one.
For Rent: 6-room hated apartment.
Man wanted to work in dynamite factory. Must be willing to travel.
UsedCars: Why go elsewhere to be cheated? Come here first!
Modular Sofas. Only $299. For rest or fore play.
Our experienced Mom will care for your child. Fenced yard, meals, and smacks included.
Our bikinis are exciting. They are simply the tops.
Auto Repair Service. Free pick-up and delivery. Try us once, you'll never go anywhere again.
Illiterate? Write today for free help.
Girl wanted to assist magician in cutting-off-head illusion. Blue Cross and salary.
And now, the Superstore--unequaled in size, unmatched in variety, unrivaled inconvenience.
We will oil your sewing machine and adjust tension in your home for $1.00.
Thanks to http://www.thatsrich.com/bad_ads.htm
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