Thursday, December 1, 2011

Today's Trivia – Advertising Slogans (Part 4)

Some advertising slogans are (or were) so well-known that as soon as you hear them, you know immediately what company or organization they belong to. Below is a fourth list of some familiar slogans. How many do you recognize? How many do you remember? How many do you find yourself sometimes repeating?

Let’s get started...


“The fun develops instantly” (Polaroid)

“The future takes VISA” (Visa)

“The genuine article" Budweiser Beer)

“The greatest tragedy is indifference” (Red Cross)

“The happiest place on Earth” (Disneyland)

“The jeans that built America” (Lee)

“The joy of Cola” (Pepsi)

“The king of beers” (Budweiser Beer)

“The lighter way to enjoy chocolate” (Maltesers)

"The lion leaps from strength to strength” (Peugeot)

"The man from Del Monte, he say yes” (Del Monte)

"The mark of a man” (Old Spice)

"The milk chocolate melts in your mouth-not in your hand” (M&Ms)

"The most trusted name in news” (CNN)

"The other white meat” (National Pork Producers Council)

"The pause that refreshes” (Coca-Cola)

"The Power of Dreams” (Honda Cars)

"The power to be your best” (Apple Computers)

"The real thing” (Coca Cola)

"The road isn't built that can make it breathe hard! ” (Chevrolet)

"The road will never be the same” (Acura)

"The sweet you can eat between meals without losing your appetite” (Milky Way)

"The toughest job you'll ever love” (Peace Corps)

"The ultimate driving machine” (BMW)

"The Un-Cola'” (7-Up)

"The united colors of Benetton” (Benetton)

"The world's favourite airline” (British Airways)

"The world's online market place” (eBay)

"There are a million and one excuses for not wearing a safety belt. Some are real killers. ” (American Safety Council)

"There are some things money can’t buy. For everything else, there’s Master Card . ” (Master Card)

"There's a bit of the West in all of us” (Wrangler)

"There's always room for J-E-L-L-O” (Jell-O)

"There's no life like it” (Canadian Armed Forces)

"They're grrreat! ” (Kellogg's Frosted Flakes)

"Think” (IBM)

"Think different” (Apple Computer)

"Think outside the box” (Apple Computer)

"Think outside the bun” (Taco Bell)

"Think small” (Volkswagen)

"Think what we can do for you” (Bank of America)

"This Bud’s for you” (Budweiser)


"This changes everything. Again.” (Apple iPhone 4)

"This is your brain. This is your brain on drugs. Any questions?” (The Partnership for a Drug-Free America)

"Thousands of possibilities. Get yours.” (Best Buy)

"Top people take The Times” (The Times)

"Two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions on a sesame seed bun” (McDonald's)

"Uh-Huh! ” (Diet Pepsi)

"Unleash the power of the sun” (Sunny Delight)

"Wanna get away? ” (Southwest Airlines)

"Want him to be more of a man? Try being more of a woman! ” (Coty perfumes)

"We are professional grade” (GMC Truck)

"We bring good things to life” (General Electric)

"We do chicken right” (Kentucky Fried Chicken)

"We do it your way” (Burger King)

"We love to fly and it shows” (Delta Airlines)

"We love to see you smile” (McDonald's)

"We make money the old-fashioned way....We earn it” (Smith Barney)

"We never stop working for you” (Verizon Wireless)

"We put the . in dot.com” (Sun Microsystems)

"We really move our tail for you” (Continental Airlines)

"We try harder” (Avis car rental)

"We will sell no wine before its time” (Paul Masson Wines)

"Welcome to the World Wide Wow” (AOL)

"We'll take more care of you” (British Airways)

"We're number two; we try harder” (Avis Rental Cars)

"What would you do for a Klondike Bar? ” (Klondike Bar)

"When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight” (Federal Express)

"When it rains it pours” (Morton Salt)

"When the Time speaks, the World listens” (The Times)

"When you care enough to send the very best” (Hallmark)

"When you got it, flaunt it” (Braniff Airlines)

"When you say Budweiser, you've said it all” (Budweiser)

"Where do you want to go today?” (Microsoft)

"Where there's life, there is Bud” (Budweiser Beer)

"Where's the beef? ” (Wendy's)

"Where's the cream filling? ” (Hostess cakes)

"Who's your soda? ” (Red Fusion soft drink, Dr Pepper)

"Why ask why? Try Bud Dry” (Budweiser)

"Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia” (Wikipedia)

"Yo quiero Taco bell” (Taco Bell)

"You can be sure of Shell” (Shell Oil)

"You can trust your car to the man who wears the star” (Texaco)

"You can't top the copper top” (Duracell Batteries)

"You deserve a break today” (McDonald's)

"You know when it's Bacardi” (Bacardi)

"You’re in Good Hands” (AllState)

"You'll never put a better bit of butter on your knife” (Country Life butter)

"You'll wonder where the yellow went when you brush your teeth with Pepsodent” (Pepsodent)

"Your best bet for a fuller flavour” (Carlin Black Label)

"Your friend in the digital age” (COX Communications)

"You're in good hands with Allstate” (Allstate)

"Yours is here” (Dell)

"You've always got time for Tim Hortons” (Tim Hortons)

"You've come a long way, baby” (Virginia Slims cigarettes)

"You've got questions, we've got answers” (Radio Shack)

"Zoom Zoom” (Mazda)


And now for a couple of videos of old commercials. First, there’s 7-UP's (one of many) ‘The Un-Cola’...



...followed by Wendy’s ‘Where’s the beef?’



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