from the Vintage Ad Agency: An innocent ad that now sounds a bit … off-color, just in time for Father’s Day

RETRO castoria ad

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Dreadful pun of the day

Dreadful pun of the day: An American tourist in Italy was constipated for a week, but when he arrived in Florence, the water was better and his condition went away. “With Firenze like this,” he said, “who needs enemas?”

Bada bing!

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from the Not Very Good Planning Department (or should that be Very Crappy Planning Department?)

see through restroom

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Holy police blotter item!

POLICE BLOTTER lord jesus

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Problematic Warning Sign Design of the Day

summer drowning lol

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from the Extremely Convincing Before and After Photos collection

dark circles

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from the Perhaps You Should Rephrase That Department: A rather dubious and easily misconstrued Father’s Day ad

Fathers Day

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Rather unique (if humiliating) legal defenses ….

defense size

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Major fashion don’t of the day

The Sexy Man Bulge Pouch Swimwear?  Umm. No. Unh unh. Nix, nay, negatory, etc.

mens swim suit

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Yes, it’s true. Russia has beat the U.S. in the race to build the world’s largest horsemeat sausage helicopter …

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from the Help Wanted ads that don’t quite work department

classified butt pickers wanted
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Irony alert

laser
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Spelling outrage of the day

GRAM for the hole family

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Great moments in TV maps, or “Looks more like Florida to me!”

cnn map

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Problematic sign of the day

cocunt

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When photo placement doesn’t quite work …

baboon juxta bn
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And today’s Darwin Awards nominee …

holding breath

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from the Rather Unfortunate Headlines department

headline searching for dick

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The 70s: Pretty in (studly) pink

70s men pink pants

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from the Extremely Lost in Translation department: It ain’t ranch!

sean connery dressing

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Helpful hint of the day: How to survive your basic atom bomb explosion

atom bomb

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from the Kids Who Will Go Far department

1895

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When possessive forms attack

fool for jesus

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Great moments in high fashion: Because haven’t you always wanted to look like a beach ball?

inflatable dress

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Complicated fruit identification problems

lemons for oj

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