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Wednesday, February 27, 2008

And ye shall know them by their TV commercials

The past is another country, sure enough.
  • The captain of the England football team dropped in at his local unmolested after a match.
  • There was a product called Dreft.
  • People got excited about the prospect of winning five pounds.
  • They blended tea specially for Northern Ireland.
  • All blondes were Swedish.
  • Middle-aged men wore bowler hats.
  • They advertised boots on the TV.