funny adverts


  • 2 female Boston Terrier puppies, 7 wks old, Perfect markings,
    524-0960. Leave mess.
  • Lost: small apricot poodle. Reward. Neutered. Like one of the family.
  • A superb and inexpensive restaurant.
    Fine food expertly served by waitresses in appetizing forms.
  • Dinner Special -- Turkey $2.35; Chicken or Beef $2.25; Children $2.00.
  • For sale: an antique desk suitable for lady with thick legs and large drawers.
  • Four-poster bed, 101 years old. Perfect for antique lover.
  • Now is your chance to have your ears pierced and get an extra pair to take home, too.
  • Wanted: 50 girls for stripping machine operators in factory.
  • Wanted: Unmarried girls to pick fresh fruit and produce at night.
  • We do not tear your clothing with machinery. We do it carefully by hand.
  • For Sale. Three canaries of undermined sex.
  • For Sale -- Eight puppies from a German Shepherd and an Alaskan Hussy.
  • Great Dames for sale.
  • Have several very old dresses from grandmother in beautiful condition.
  • Tired of cleaning yourself? Let me do it.
  • Dog for sale: eats anything and is fond of children.
  • Vacation Special: have your home exterminated.
  • Mt. Kilimanjaro, the breathtaking backdrop for the Serena Lodge.
    Swim in the lovely pool while you drink it all in.
  • Get rid of aunts: Zap does the job in 24 hours.
  • Toaster: A gift that every member of the family appreciates.
    Automatically burns toast.
  • Sheer stockings. Designed for fancy dress,
    but so serviceable that lots of women wear nothing else.
  • Stock up and save. Limit: one.
  • For Rent: 6-room hated apartment.
  • Man, honest. Will take anything.
  • Wanted: chambermaid in rectory. Love in, $200 a month. References required.
  • Man wanted to work in dynamite factory. Must be willing to travel.
  • Used Cars: Why go elsewhere to be cheated? Come here first!
  • Christmas tag-sale. Handmade gifts for the hard-to-find person.
  • Wanted: Hair-cutter. Excellent growth potential.
  • Wanted. Man to take care of cow that does not smoke or drink.
  • 3-year-old teacher need for pre-school. Experience preferred.
  • Our experienced Mom will care of your child.
    Fenced yard, meals, and smacks included.
  • Our bikinis are exciting. They are simply the tops.
  • Auto Repair Service. Free pick-up and delivery.
    Try us once, you'll never go anywhere again.
  • Illiterate? Write today for free help.
  • Girl wanted to assist magician in cutting-off-head illusion. Blue Cross and salary.
  • Wanted. Widower with school-age children requires person to assume general housekeeping duties.
    Must be capable of contributing to growth of family.
  • And now, the Superstore--unequaled in size, unmatched in variety, unrivaled inconvenience.
  • We will oil your sewing machine and adjust tension in your home for $1.00.


What a Concept

Early bird gets the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese.
I drive way too fast to worry about cholesterol.
I intend to live forever - so far, so good.
Support bacteria - the only culture some people have.
When everything's coming your way, you're in the wrong lane.
Beauty is in the eye of the beer holder.
24 hours in a day, 24 beers in a case; Coincidence?
If everything seems to be going well, you have obviously overlooked something.
Everyone has a photographic memory. Some don't have film.
If you choke a smurf, what color does it turn?
What happens if you get scared half to death twice?
Energizer Bunny arrested, charged with battery.
I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out.
Shin: a device for finding furniture in the dark.
Laughing stock: cattle with a sense of humor.
Why do psychics have to ask you for your name?
Wear short sleeves! Support your right to bare arms!
For Sale: Parachute. Only used once, never opened, small stain.
All those who believe in psychokinesis raise my hand.
I tried sniffing Coke once, but the ice cubes got stuck in my nose.


Clearly misunderstood

Taped live

Passive aggression

Christian Scientists

Religious tolerance

Alone together

Computer jock

Temporary tax increase

Extinct Life

Peace force

Terribly pleased

New classic

Exact estimate

Working vacation

Rap music

Plastic glasses

Computer security

Political science

Tight slacks

Pretty ugly

Diet ice cream

Twelve-ounce pound cake

Legally drunk

Synthetic natural gas

"Now, then ..."


Sweet sorrow

New York culture

Software documentation

Military Intelligence

Butt Head

Soft rock

Business ethics

Large Shrimp

Definite maybe

Small crowd

Living dead

British fashion

Silent scream

Sanitary landfill

Government organization

Almost exactly

Same difference

Good grief

Airline Food

Genuine imitation

Advanced BASIC

Resident alien

Found missing

Act naturally

And the Number one top OXYMORON:
Microsoft Works


    1. Take shopping carts for the express purpose of filling them and stranding them at strategic locations.
    2. Ride those little electronic cars at the front of the store.
    3. Set all the alarm clocks to go off at ten minute intervals throughout the day.
    4. Start playing Calvinball; see how many people you can get to join in.
    5. Contaminate the entire auto department by sampling all the spray air fresheners.
    6. Challenge other customers to duels with tubes of gift wrap.
    7. Leave cryptic messages on the typewriters.
    8. Re-dress the mannequins as you see fit.
    9. When there are people behind you, walk REALLY SLOW, especially thin narrow aisles.
    10. Walk up to an employee and tell him in an official tone, "I think we've got a Code 3 in Housewares," and see what happens.
    11. Tune all the radios to a polka station; then turn them all off and turn the volumes to "10".
    12. Play with the automatic doors.
    13. Walk up to complete strangers and say, "Hi! I haven't seen you in so long!..." etc. See if they play along to avoid embarrassment.
    14. While walking through the clothing department, ask yourself loud enough for all to hear, "Who BUYS this crap, anyway?"
    15. Repeat Number 14 in the jewelry department.
    16. Ride a display bicycle through the store; claim you're taking it for a "test drive."
    17. Follow people through the aisles, always staying about five feet away. Continue to do this until they leave the department.
    18. Play soccer with a group of friends, using the entire store as your playing field.
    19. As the cashier runs your purchases over the scanner, look mesmerized and say, "Wow. Magic!"
    20. Put M&M's on layaway.
    21. Move "Caution: Wet Floor" signs to carpeted areas.
    22. Set up a tent in the camping department; tell others you'll only invite them in if they bring pillows from Bed and Bath.
    23. Test the fishing rods and see what you can "catch" from the other aisles.
    24. Ask other customers if they have any Grey Poupon.
    25. Drape a blanket around your shoulders and run around saying, "...I'm Batman. Come, Robin--to the Batcave!"
    26. TP as much of the store as possible.
    27. Randomly throw things over into neighboring aisles.
    28. Play with the calculators so that they all spell "hello" upside down.
    29. When someone asks if you need help, begin to cry and ask, "Why won't you people just leave me alone?"
    30. When two or three people are walking ahead of you, run between them, yelling, "Red Rover!"
    31. Make up nonsense products and ask newly hired employees if there are any in stock, i.e., "Do you have any Shnerples here?"
    32. Take up an entire aisle in Toys by setting up a full scale battlefield with G.I. Joes vs. the X-Men.
    33. Take bets on the battle described above.
    34. Nonchalantly "test" the brushes and combs in Cosmetics.
    35. While handling guns in the hunting department, suddenly ask the clerk if he knows where the anti-depressants are. Act as spastic as possible.
    36. Hold indoor shopping cart races.
    37. Dart around suspiciously while humming the theme from "Mission: Impossible."
    38. Attempt to fit into very large gym bags.
    39. Attempt to fit others into very large gym bags.
    40. Say things like, "Would you be so kind as to direct me to your Twinkies?"
    41. Set up a "Valet Parking" sign in front of the store.
    42. Two words: "Marco Polo."
    43. Leave Cheerios in Lawn and Garden, pillows in the pet food aisle, etc.
    44. "Re-alphabetize" the CD's in Electronics.
    45. In the auto department, practice your "Madonna" look with various funnels.
    46. When someone steps away from their cart to look at something, quickly make off with it without saying a word.
    47. Relax in the patio furniture until you get kicked out.
    48. When an announcement comes over the loudspeaker, assume the fetal position and scream, "No, no! It's those voices again!"
    49. Pay off layaways fifty cents at a time.
    50. Drag a lounge chair on display over to the magazines and relax.
    51. If the store has a food court, buy a soft drink; explain that you don't get out much, and ask if they can put a little umbrella in it.