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They drove a Chevrolet Bel Air to the picnic, but drove home in a Ford Thunderbird.

1955 magazine ad for Van Camp’s Pork and Beans

With six cans of beans at a picnic for four people, this ad is truly magical.

Another thing that impresses me about this ad is the copywriter managed to avoid using any real sentences. Continue reading

[sips… sips again…] I think Taco John’s used the wrong beans.

Sometimes making a brave beverage choice backfires.