Slogan Jokes

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    1. Coors put its slogan, "Turn it loose," into Spanish where it was read as "Suffer from diarrhea."
    2. Scandinavian vacuum manufacturer Electrolux used the following in an American campaign: Nothing sucks like an Electrolux.
    3. Clairol introduced the "Mist Stick", a curling iron, into German only to find out that "mist" is slang for manure. Not too many people had use for the "manure stick."
    4. When Gerber started selling baby food in Africa, they used the same packaging as in the US, with the beautiful Caucasian baby on the label. Later they learned that in Africa, companies routinely put pictures on the label of what's inside, since most people can't read.
    5. Colgate introduced a toothpaste in France called Cue, the name of a notorious porno magazine.
    6. An American T-shirt maker in Miami printed shirts for the Spanish market which promoted the Pope's visit. Instead of "I saw the Pope" (el papa), the more...

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    Chevrolet Nova didn't do well in Spanish speaking countries... Nova means 'No Go'...
    Bacardi concocted a fruity drink with the name 'Pavian' to suggest French chic... but 'Pavian' means 'baboon' in German.
    A peanut-packed chocolate bar targeted at Japanese teenagers needing energy while cramming for exams ran headlong into a belief that eating peanuts and chocolate causes nosebleeds.
    Parker Pens translated the slogan for its ink, "Avoid Embarassment - Use Quink" into Spanish as "Evite Embarazos - Use Quink"... which also means "Avoid Pregnancy - Use Quink."
    When Gerber first started selling baby food in Africa, they used the same packaging as in the USA - the cute baby on the label. Later, when investigating lower than expected sales figures, they found out that it is common practice in Africa to put pictures of the contents on food package labels.
    Coors slogan, "Turn it Loose," translated into Spanish as "Suffer From more...

    1. Coors put its slogan, "Turn it loose," into Spanish, where it was read as "Suffer from diarrhea."
    2. Scandinavian vacuum manufacturer Electrolux used the following in an American campaign: "Nothing sucks like an Electrolux."
    3. Clairol introduced the "Mist Stick", a curling iron, into German only to discover that "mist" is slang for manure. Not many people had use for the "manure stick."
    4. When Gerber started selling baby food in Africa, they used the same packaging as in the U.S., with the beautiful Caucasian baby on the label. They later learned that in Africa, companies routinely put pictures on the label of what's inside, since most people are unable to read.
    5. Colgate introduced a toothpaste in France called Cue, the name of a notorious porno magazine.
    6. An American T-shirt maker in Miami printed shirts for the Spanish market which promoted the Pope's visit. Instead of "I saw the Pope" more...

    A class professor was giving a lecture on company slogans and was asking his students if they were familiar with them. "Justin," he asked, "which company has the slogan, 'come fly the friendly skies'?" Justin answered the correct airline.
    "Sandra, can you tell me which company has the slogan, "Don't leave home without it?" Sandra answered the correct credit card company with no difficulty.
    "Now Allison, Tell me which company bears the slogan, 'Just do it'?" And Allison answered, "Mom..."

    A class professor was giving a lecture on company
    slogans and was asking his students if they were
    familiar with them.
    .
    "Joe," he asked, "which company has the slogan,
    'come fly the friendly skies'?"
    .
    Joe answered the correct airline.
    .
    "Brenda, can you tell me which company has the slogan,
    "Don't leave home without it?"
    .
    Brenda answered the correct credit card company with
    no difficulty.
    .
    "Now John, Tell me which company bears the slogan,
    'Just do it'?"
    .
    And John answered, "Mom...."

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