More Funny Advertisements

Advertisers often use humor to sell their wares but the funniest advertisements are the ones that were designed to be serious but turned out unexpectedly funny…

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Racist before and after advertisement
We're not sure about this one. Did they mean to be racist or was this purely an accident?


Weenies and noodles and sphagetti
Is is just us or is this really creepy? Insert noodles into the weenie, boil, and you end up with some weird, alien like food stuff.


Funny label instructions on consumer goods

Actual label instructions on consumer goods:

  1. On Sears hair dryer: Do not use while sleeping.
  2. On a bag of Fritos: You could be a winner! No purchase necessary. Details inside.
  3. On a bar of Dial soap: Directions: Use like regular soap.
  4. Some Swann frozen dinners: Serving suggestion: Defrost.
  5. On a hotel-provided shower cap in a box: Fits one head.
  6. On Tesco’s Tiramisu desert: Do not turn upside down. (Printed on the bottom of the box.)
  7. On Marks & Spencer Bread Pudding: Product will be hot after heating.
  8. On packaging for a Rowenta Iron: Do not iron clothes on body.
  9. On Boot’s Children’s Cough Medicine: Do not drive car or operate machinery.
  10. On Nytol (a sleep aid): Warning: may cause drowsiness.
  11. On a Korean kitchen knife: Warning. Keep out of children.
  12. On a string of Chinese-made Christmas lights: For indoor or outdoor use only.
  13. On a Japanese food processor: Not to be used for the other use.
  14. On Sainsbury’s Peanuts Warning: contains nuts.
  15. On an American Airlines packet of nuts: Instructions: open packet, eat nuts.
  16. On a Swedish chainsaw: Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands.

Real world advertisements

The following are real-world advertisements:

  1. Illiterate? Write today for free help.
  2. Auto Repair Service. Free pickup and delivery. Try us once, you’ll never go anywhere again.
  3. Our experienced Mom will care for your child. Fenced yard, meals and smacks included.
  4. Dog for sale: eats anything and is fond of children.
  5. Man wanted to work in dynamite factory. Must be willing to travel.
  6. Stock up and save. Limit: one.
  7. Semiannual After-Christmas sale.
  8. 3-year old teacher needed for preschool. Experience preferred.
  9. Mixing bowl set designed to please a cook with round bottom for efficient beating.
  10. Dinner special – Turkey $2.35; Chicken or Beef $2.25; Children $2.00.