Punch, 36 (1859), 73.
An Example for Advertising Gents
Medical Treatment, Quackery, Commerce, Language
Discusses an advertisement for a lotion which claims to soften the skin. Drawing attention to the plain language of the advertisement, argues that most British quack advertisers would have used more opaque and technical words to con readers into patronising his trade.
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