Friday, March 27, 2009

advertising: fooling all the people (2)

Washington Post
, December 4, 1946

For your enjoyment, a small collection of advertisements that used some variation of Abraham Lincoln's famous saying, "You can fool all of the people some of the time, and some of the people all of the time, but you can't fool all of the people all of the time." Click on images to make them bigger.

American Journal of the Medical Sciences, December 1893

New York Times, December 5, 1906

Christian Science Monitor, October 21, 1924

New York Times, May 29, 1934

Los Angeles Times, April 29, 1897