[Ads-l] awarded

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Sep 30 21:52:53 EDT 2016


> On Sep 30, 2016, at 6:02 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
> Chevrolet has been running commercials that tout it as "the most awarded
> car company."
> 
> I.e., given the most awards.
> 
> Comprehensible, but sounds fairly weird to me.
> 
> JL

I've heard this, and been bothered by it, for years--not just Chevrolet, but many other "most awarded" companies boasting the same thing in their commercials.   Can't remember when it started, or by whom.

LH

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