[Ads-l] Ban or no ban?

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 1 11:28:53 EST 2017


The first I heard of this was in the recent Panera Bread commercials
promising "clean food."

I thought at first they were insinuating that other restaurants served
unclean food - either with dirt in it or in some religious sense.

JL

On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 10:45 AM, Theresa Fisher <fisher.theresa at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi – I'm a reporter writing an article on the Gwyneth Paltrow-endorsed
> "clean
> sleep" trend
> <http://www.refinery29.uk/2017/01/137104/clean-sleeping-
> trend-gwyneth-paltrow>,
> and I'm trying to figure out when people started describing good-for-you
> behavior (a raw-food diet, for example) as "clean" rather than plain old
> "healthy." If anyone has thoughts on the rise of "clean," used in this way,
> I'd love to hear/read them! Thanks.
>
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 6:12 PM, Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
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