“Write the way you talk. Naturally.” - David Ogilvy
Nike Bench Advertising - Don’t be lazy
JUST DOn’t sIT.
Denver Water Billboard - Use only what you need
Good to see something so creative come out of the mile high city.
Thanksgiving wasn’t celebrated as a national holiday until 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln declared the final Thursday of November to be “a day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens” and asked Americans, wherever they were, to use the time to “fervently implore the interposition of the Almighty Hand to heal the wounds of the nation and to restore it as soon as may be consistent with the Divine purposes to the full enjoyment of peace, harmony, tranquility and Union.”
Presidents after Lincoln followed his example and began calling for a day of Thanksgiving on the last Thursday of that month each year, though it was up to the states to actually make them holidays.
(see more — Where Holiday Traditions Come From)
Firstly, I would not be able to walk over that. Secondly, I wonder how much Reebok paid for it?!
This is the world’s largest and longest 3D anamorphic street painting in London. Created by British artist Joe Hill.
How famous companies got their names? - Part 3
There are, of course, many ways to honor our best and brightest: monuments, bridges, highways, and, in New Jersey, rest stops.
But surely no recognition provides more satisfaction than knowing that, even after you’re gone, people will still be heading to their local watering hole and asking for you by name…
A Shirley Temple (also known as a Grenadine Lemonade) is a non-alcoholic mixed drink that was originally made with ginger ale, orange juice, and grenadine, though today it more commonly uses seltzer, Sprite, or 7up. There are many creation stories for this drink, but it’s most commonly said to have been concocted by a bartender at Chasen’s in Beverly Hills for then underage film star Shirley Temple in the 1930s, who received a special Academy Award in 1935 when she was only six.
(see more — People With Drinks Named After Them)