[Ads-l] Nursery rhyme . . .

Dan Goncharoff thegonch at GMAIL.COM
Tue May 30 18:32:49 EDT 2017


According to my sense of Geico ads, its on purpose.

DanG

On Tue, May 30, 2017 at 6:28 PM, Charles C Doyle <cdoyle at uga.edu> wrote:

> A Geico insurance commercial currently running on TV is based on the
> nursery rhyme "Baa, Baa, Black Sheep."
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> The spokesman in the commercial assumes that the sheep is named "Baa
> Baa."  According to my sense of the grammar of the rhyme, that's just wrong!
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> Charlie
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