The following ad bloopers are from Richard Lederer’s treasury of bloopers, “Anguished English: an Anthology of Accidental Assaults upon our Language” (ISBN: 044020352X).
Four-poster bed, 101 years old. Perfect for antique lover.
We do not tear your clothing with machinery. We do it carefully by hand.
Stock up and save. Limit: one.
Man wanted to work in dynamite factory. Must be willing to travel.
Used cars. Why go elsewhere to be cheated? Come here first!
Christmas tag sale. Handmade gifts for the hard-to-find person.
And now the superstore unequaled in size, unmatched in variety, unrivaled inconvenience.
Vacation special: Have your home exterminated. Get rid of aunts. Zap does the job in 24 hours.
For rent: 6-room hated apartment.
Employment needed: Man, honest, will take anything.