It is a most extraordinary thing, but I never read a patent medicine
advertisement without being impelled to the conclusionthat
Iamsuffering fromtheparticulardisease therein dealt with
in its most virulent form. Jerome K(lapka) Jerome Three Men in a Boat, ch.1.
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is
its adherents. George pseudonym of Eric Arthur Blair Orwell The Road to Wigan Pier, ch.11.
who prefer their English sloppy have only themselves to thank
if the advertisement writer uses his mastery of
vocabularyand syntax to mislead their weak minds. Dorothy L(eigh) Sayers 'The Psychology of Advertising', in The