Jeris Hair Tonic — 1955

Rule #1 in advertising copywriting: try not to use phrases like “ripe with rancidity and alive with dandruff.” Even if you ARE a cool-cat, jive-talking daddy-o junior adman who’s obviously been given his first gig by the execs to try to reach the younger, dandruff-infested, with-it crowd.


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