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Berma Shave I knew from my father really
Old 02-03-2018, 08:51 PM
 
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He talked about them often. They had rhyming signs posted by the side of the rode. The first sign would be one stanza, then the next would be another stanza. The advertisement was a series of signs that you read as you drove along back when cars traveled more slowly.

In our travels when I was a child we would see similar ones for other products once in a great while.

My church would put them out for events at our church as we had a long entry drive. I could not believe it when I saw them the first time. It was like my Dad was blessing our choice for a church after I remarried.

Here is an example

http://burma-shave.org/jingles/1930/are_your_whiskers


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