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Long- time sub­scriber, Peter Tozer from Rad­cliffe on Trent, Not­ting­ham, sent in a num­ber of ad­ver­tis­ing slo­gans, many of which used to be seen on old metal signs and rail­way posters, long be­fore they made their ap­pear­ance on tele­vi­sion and the in­ter­net. Peter asks if read­ers have any favourites. I cer­tainly do and, much to my wife’s con­ster­na­tion, of­ten sing old tele­vi­sion jin­gles etched on my brain. Can you re­mem­ber these?

Wipe it on, Win­do­lene, wipe it off

Win­do­lene, That’s how to get your win­dows clean. Wipe it off, straight away, wipe it off,

no de­lay, So easy with new Win­do­lene, Win­do­lene.

* * * One Thousand and One, One Thousand and One, Gets rid of that worka­day frown. One Thousand and One cleans a big, big

carpet, For less than half a crown!

* * * Handy Andy, strong lit­tle gen­tle­man, Cleans the whole house faster than A whole lot of other clean­ers can!

Reg Har­ris was world cy­cling pur­suit cham­pion and this ad­vert used im­pres­sive al­lit­er­a­tion to pro­mote his spon­sor.

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