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Burma-Shave

their signs seen as “verses of the wayside throughout America.” [Am. Commerce and Folklore: Misc.]
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READING THE ROADSIDE VERSE CF THE BURMA-SHAVE SIGNS WAS ONE OF THE WAYS TO ENTERTAIN OVRSELVES WHILE TRAVELING.
The famous Burma-Shave sequential billboards peppered roadsides nationwide until the early 1960s, spacing small portions of a clever ad message at spots along the way (usually six in all) until the final kicker offered the sponsor name.
The guests were directed along the highway to the church by Burma-Shave style signs crafted by Donna Beard Doherty, the groom's aunt Cousin of the bride Charlotte Dixon of Millry, Alabama, served at the guest registry.
Seuss, poets who must have grown up under the spell of Burma-Shave, old poets, young poets, fat poets, lean poets, male poets, female poets, little boy and girl poets.
Their book traces the evolution of modern advertising, from mid-19th century through the present, starting with Samuel Morse's invention of the telegraph in 1844 to the time in the 1920s, when Burma-Shave pioneered billboard advertising.
My mom subscribes to GRIT, and I was leafing through the July/August issue when I came across the article about Burma-Shave signs ("How Burma-Shave Saved the Family Farm").
On Oakmont Way, near Cal Young Road, I recently saw three signs posted on telephone poles about a block apart, in Burma-Shave style: "Love .
This component of the Milwaukee Museum of Art offers three online teacher guides, The Power of Advertising: Burma-Shave, The Art of the Album Cover, and Character Trademarks.
It's a grotto, a shrine, crowded with some mementos clearly related to Route 66 - Burma-Shave signs - and others less so, like photographs of Leo Tolstoy and John F.
The coastal vegetation gradually gave way To an interminable, scrub-filled desert, Rhyming lines of signs for Burma-Shave, And railroad tracks with wooden water towers.
The company originally resurrected the legendary brand with a shaving brush, mug and soap, and has since broadened the relaunch with a new Burma-Shave cartridge razor.
He said of a friend's poem that he had seen better poetry "on Burma-Shave signs with the last two parts missing.