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The commercial opens in a cul-de-sac…

The commercial opens in a cul-de-sac with ranch-style mid-1980s houses at daybreak.

A door opens, and Matthew McConaughey appears carrying a full kitchen garbage bag.

Not quite sure what to do, he sets it down in the middle of the driveway and goes back inside.

[Lincoln logo]

“lickin’ and larnin’”

Found in the March 1946 issue of Fifteen Western Tales.

Abraham Lincoln
his hand and pen.
he will be good but
god knows When

Historical note: The poem in the ad is a Lincoln original written in his math book when he was in his teens. Would you like to know more?

A bit of Inkograph history can be found here.

(I’m assuming that the “lickin’” has something to do with old-timey writing instruments to get the ink flowing, but I could be wrong. Also, I’m trying to keep things clean.)

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