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Monday, May 19, 2008

Product of the Day

I don't partake, myself, but I do know that the marketing department of British American Tobacco are the kinds of people you can trust. Anyhow...


Francis H said...

Am I the only one who misses the old cigarette ads? The roguish "anyhow, have a Winfield"; the rugged Marlboro's; the suave Dunhills.

Never made me want to take up smoking but if it did, by gum, it would have been one of those (depending on the image I was trying to project at the time).

Pogria said...


my favourite cigarette ads were, of course, Malboro Country.

Being a pony mad girl and now a poverty stricken, horse owning grown up, it goes without saying they would be my favourite.

My second favourite were the ads that showed a guy with a cigarette holder that had two ciggies in it. something about the "smoothness of Menthol and the satisfaction of regular tobacco".

I can't remember the brand in that particular ad.

Francis H said...

Ah menthol. Who can forget that cool smoothness. Well that what they said it was like anyway. How smoke can be cool or smooth I don't know.

Pogria said...

I do Francis.

I was a forty a day girl until I gave it up ten years ago.


Daddy Dave said...

as an ex-smoker I have no sympathy for cigarette makers, whose share prices I supported for many years.