Tuesday, March 03, 2009

a convincing experiment involving rabbits and dandruff

Vintage Ad #748: A Convincing Rabbit-Tested Experiment
Which factor in this ad is more alarming?
  • The inoculation of rabbits with "human dandruff germs."
  • That dandruff is a contagious affliction.
  • That the product name makes it sound like a cure-all for herpes.

Source: The Toronto Daily Star, March 6, 1909

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