[Ads-l] assorted

James A. Landau JJJRLandau at NETSCAPE.COM
Sat Feb 25 14:31:27 EST 2017

Heard in the last couple of days:

1.  "Ivanka Trunk" --- is there a name for this type of phonetic mistake?

2.  a Nissan ad referred to the NHTSA (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration" as /'nit s@/

3.  we're used to the large petroleum companies being referred to collectively as "Big Oil" but plural?
"Chevron Equity Shares Are The Oiliest Among The Big Oils"

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