Those 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.
1937 'The Psychology of Advertising', in The Spectator,19 Nov.
Iadmit it ismore funto puntthanto be punted, and that a desire to have all the fun is nine-tenths of the law of chivalry.Dorothy L(eigh) Sayers
Plain lies are dangerous.Dorothy L(eigh) Sayers
The moral of all this?is that we have the kind of advertising we deserve.Dorothy L(eigh) Sayers
As I grow older and older, And totter towards the tomb, I find that I care less and less Who goes to bed with whom.Dorothy L(eigh) Sayers
I can't see that she could have found anything nastier to say if she'd thought it out with both hands fora fortnight.Dorothy L(eigh) Sayers