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their signs seen as “verses of the wayside throughout America.” [Am. Commerce and Folklore: Misc.]
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March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- If you're old enough to remember black and white TVs, party line telephones, Burma Shave signs, bouffant hairdos and the Camelot years of the 1960s, Wanting to Be Jackie Kennedy is a novel you might enjoy.
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.
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.
The result has been one of the most talked about outdoor campaigns since Burma Shave.
signs to be as pervasive as the famed Burma Shave signs of the '30s and '40s, that could change -- perhaps sooner than you think
It shifts the discussion away from public policy to bootstrapism and Burma Shave bromides for remediation.
From Burma Shave highway tales to Magikist's giant kissing lips, signs have been one-upping each other for decades as businesses strive for memorable images.
The store is quite a depository of midcentury Americana - vinyl records, lawn ornaments, Burma Shave road signs.
Seniors might reminisce about the Model A Ford that's just like Grandpa's, or the Burma Shave signs that once dotted the countryside.
Dear Ann: Twentieth century civilization lost something with the demise of the Burma Shave sign.
Dear Ann Landers: I enjoy the sayings you have printed in your column from the old Burma Shave signs.