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“Submit peappoval and poo” – gross advertising gaffes

These advertising gaffes are real, hilarious, and sure to make you self conscious about your own marketing copy.

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Advertising gaffes to give you laughs

Wow – the MLS and real estate advertising gaffes this week were over the top, my friends! Welcome back to the Blooper Blog. Thanks to Patty Da Silva of Davie Florida and Michael Jacobs of Pasadena for their contributions, which left me a bit speechless, I must admit.

If you can figure out some of these, please jump right in:

Abbreviation Innovation

“Needs TLB” (Tiny Little Buyers? Ten Light beers? Two Large Boobies?)

“Submit Peappoval and POO” (You don’t need POO – you’ve already stepped in it.)

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“Fast COW” (It’s summer, dude – all cows sprint when they smell charcoal.)

“Media system with 3B” (3 Bears? 3 Bongs? 3 Barf bags?)

Telling Missed-Spelling

“Use truss form” (In some circles that is referred to as a jock strap, you know.)

“Open House changed…due to Justin Beaver concert” (It seems Alvin and the Chipmunks have some competition.)

“Sende file fast” (Are you trying to break out of Spellers’ Prison?)

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“This is the Word in constrution” (And yet you can’t spell it…)

Pathetic Phonetics

“To mush to decide the presenting” (Yes, life as a sane person can be overwhelming for some…)

“Stop after hare pin” (Newsflash: It’s usually best to stop before you pin the hare to your front bumper…)

“Too many good pints” (That’s was Uncle Paddy’s excuse when he woke on the neighbor’s lawn.)

“Every itch is exquisite” (Especially if crabs are involved.)

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Alphabet Soup (This is real, folks!)

“Nice view if you cut neighbors trees” (Nice view from where – the back of a police car?)

Large bulding, 4 car grage 3parking with out permitt many place to parked. Work to Ardmore park. Owner hve done upgrade withe kichen. unit931 converited , tanant has 1bed, but if new buyer wants owner occupai can do. Buyer’s verifiled permit.   (I see you’ve been playing with the taser gun again…)

Totally upgrade 4 bedroom… One big room over 300 sq. feet . New tile roof after Wilma.  All A school and in wonderful rock creek …club house , include gem room , kid play room , tennis court, Olympus side pool.     (Let me get this straight: The roof is chasing Wilma, there is a room for rocks in the club house, the pool is in Greece, and the school is in the creek. Methinks your career is in the shi_ _er.)

That’s it for this week, folks. Remember: Spell well and sell!

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