It’s a Plaid, Plaid World…

It’s a Plaid, Plaid World…

“Add a real ‘zing’ to your automobile…” the people from Car-De-Cal claimed in a 1954 issue of Motor Life Magazine. It’s as if their marketing man knew his pitch would be taken as a joke over fifty years later, right? You gotta wonder if he had a smirk on his face when he wrote this little character limited paragraph of drivel in an effort to talk people into putting some garish shit on the tops of their sedans. The best line though, is this one:

“Won’t injure paint. Leave on permanently, or remove with AVIATION GASOLINE…”

There’s a sucker born every day I guess. And this marketing man would be damned if he didn’t weed out every last one of them. He’s selling the big decal for $19.95 and the small for $9.95. That’s a lot of screwing just in under that character limit. Check it out:


Ohhh… By the way, Keith is having a little shindig on Thursday. If y’all are in town for the Round Up, you ought to drop on by. You’ll be glad ya did!

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