My brother-in-law (who will soon "hit sixty"), entertains us with his knack for remembering advertising jingles from days of yesteryear! It's amazing how jingles are stuck in your head from decades past, even now that I have trouble remembering what I went into the store to buy!
I remember being promised that MR CLEAN would "clean my whole house and everything that's in it." I'm still waiting for him to show up. And where's that man who wears HAI KARATE aftershave instead of Old Spice.
I think my Dad might have been unduly influenced by Dinah Shore's "See the USA in your Chevrolet"!
In the early 60's, Daddy bought a sporty red Chevrolet and he kept it as shiny as a
new dime. We were usually not allowed to eat or drink in Daddy's car, but one
evening, Mother and Daddy decided to take us to the world's largest
drive-in restaurant, The Varsity (near Georgia Tech in Atlanta).
The young car hop that took our order
returned with a tray full of chili dogs, onion rings and bottles of
Coca-Cola. As he stepped up to our car, he tripped and the tray and all
the food bounced across the hood. Daddy jumped out of the car so fast. I
thought, "This guy's in BIG trouble!" But Daddy helped the young man
clean up the mess and then paid him double the cost of the food so that
his boss would never have to know about the accident.
Daddy's actions made a lasting impression on us kids: that people are more important than things.
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