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One thousand and one ..

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Urmstongran Sun 24-Mar-19 19:04:20

“Cleans a big big carpet
For less than half a crown!” 🎵

Why is it some adverts stick in our minds over so many years? I can even hear the tune!

Any more ‘old ‘uns’ that we can still remember?

Day6 Sun 24-Mar-19 19:06:51

A Mars a day helps you work, rest and play.

H1954 Sun 24-Mar-19 19:07:25

"You'll wonder where the yellow went" can anybody complete this one?

KatyK Sun 24-Mar-19 19:08:06

Oh yes, some of these go through my head often (how weird).
Shine up your buttons with Brasso
Lucky numbers, Lucky numbers, chocolate and chew, you'll be lucky, they'll be lucky, I'm lucky too. Bite the chewy chocolate and it's lucky for you - or something along those lines (told you I was weird)

KatyK Sun 24-Mar-19 19:09:04

Yes H1954 when you wash (or brush) your teeth with Pepsodent.

Doodle Sun 24-Mar-19 19:09:51

When you brush your teeth with Steradent. (Can’t spell it but I’m sure that’s the ad h

Doodle Sun 24-Mar-19 19:10:43

Oh yes Pepsodent ...sorry. blush

Feelingmyage55 Sun 24-Mar-19 19:11:04

Beanz meanz ........

KatyK Sun 24-Mar-19 19:11:15


Doodle Sun 24-Mar-19 19:12:49

Do the Shake and vac and put the fragrance back...

Heinz! Now don’t tell me I’ve got that one wrong too 😊

Grannynise Sun 24-Mar-19 19:15:27

Don't forget the ........

Cherrytree59 Sun 24-Mar-19 19:16:04

🎶 A finger fudge is just enough.....

A Mars a day helps you work rest and play

A thousand housewives every open tin beans and say....
Beanz meanz Heinz smile

Mild green Fairy Liquid.🎶

Don't watch any adverts now
The last time I watched it was all betting, bingo or loan sharks [sigh]

Bathsheba Sun 24-Mar-19 19:28:00

A finger of fudge is just enough..... to give your kids a treat!
Don't forget ..... the honey Mummy!
(I think it was a million housewives, Cherrytree who would "pick up a tin of beans and say"....)

They peel them with their metal knives....

Daddy or chips.... daddy or chips..... Chips!

It's frothy man.

You can't put a better bit of butter on your knife.

I'm a secret lemonade drinker.

Watch out, watch out, there's a Humphrey about.

sassenach512 Sun 24-Mar-19 19:34:37

"...and all because the lady loves Milk Tray" 🎵 doo doo doo doo doo doo 🎵

Jomarie Sun 24-Mar-19 19:35:06

Opal fruits - made to make your mouth water !!!

EllanVannin Sun 24-Mar-19 19:36:00

Omo washes not only bright not only white but brighter----

wildswan16 Sun 24-Mar-19 19:37:47

They're tasty tasty very very tasty

You'll never put a better bit of butter on your knife

Jomarie Sun 24-Mar-19 19:37:58

Doodle wasn't it "put the freshness back" not fragrance ?? just wondering.....

Carolina55 Sun 24-Mar-19 19:40:39

Smash “and the peel them with their metal knives...ha ha”

Urmstongran Sun 24-Mar-19 19:41:04

“For mash - get Smash”. 🎵

It’s not only the words is it? The bluddy tunes stick too!

“I’m a secret lemonade drinker” - gosh yes!

“Tet-lee, tetaletalee” 🎵

Chewbacca Sun 24-Mar-19 19:41:27

Treats... melt in your mouth but not in your hand. cue young woman in church, holding out her white gloved hand, just to show you how clean they were

Urmstongran Sun 24-Mar-19 19:41:49

X post Caroline55. !

EllanVannin Sun 24-Mar-19 19:42:59

We are the Ovaltinies. ( probably wrong spelling )

sassenach512 Sun 24-Mar-19 19:43:37

🎵 they're tasty, tasty very very tasty, they're very tasty! 🎵 (Kellogs bran flakes)

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