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Cochran63

Cochran63

When I was looking through the old ph bks, I saw this, and couldnt resist sharing it. Pest control ads in the yellow pages were some of my favorites. This is from a 1963, so I wouldn't have seen it during my childhood, but isn't it arresting in every way? The telephone dial motif is good, they want you to CALL them. The dial is oversize, taking up the entire ad space, and I'm sure I dont have to draw your attention to what is inside of the dial -things- finger cradles? Anyway- You could have a code among your friends (and who is to say we still can't) "My phone no. is spider-bees-rats-spiders-moths-fleas-fleas. Call me if you can go to Tara Beach with us tomorrow." Note the company placing the ad.

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