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their signs seen as “verses of the wayside throughout America.” [Am. Commerce and Folklore: Misc.]
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His campaign -- using a series of posters to create a message -- is reminiscent of the Burma Shave signs that advertised shaving cream along the nation's highways from 1927 to 1963.
Mom's personal passion was Burma Shave signs--a great old American tradition.
McCann has an uncanny knack for remembering gorgeous details, especially when it comes to pop cultural artifacts and lost brand names like Tru-Ade, Brylcreem, and Burma Shave, which should thrill readers who came of age in the 1960's.
We laughed at the roadside Burma Shave signs and played car tag with friends we met along the way.
The result has been one of the most talked about outdoor campaigns since Burma Shave.
It was the culture of the open road, front the Burma Shave road signs to the Teepee Motel to the White Castle hamburger chain.
He also collects Burma Shave memorabilia and presents programs on the history of that company.
signs to be as pervasive as the famed Burma Shave signs of the '30s and '40s, that could change -- perhaps sooner than you think
and international retailers' private labels, according to the spokeswoman, as well as its own Personna, Tri-Flexxx, Acti-Flexx, MBC, Bump Fighter and Burma Shave names.
Burma Shave once ran an outdoor campaign that presented a rhymed message with each line on a different sign along the highway.
Taking their cue from the old Burma Shave roadside advertisements, Maryland Sierra Student Coalition members lined up along a congested highway near Chapman Forest with signs reading, "Traffic snarls/Got ya down?
Indeed, roadside art became an entrenched part of the American psyche when, in 1926, Burma Shave put up its first series of signs on U.