Thursday, July 2, 2009

Beware that modifier

As we head into a long weekend, it's good just to have fun. My son-in-law shared this interesting radio commercial with me after his most recent trip to CA. I don't have it verbatim, but it asks the fascinating question, "Why is it so hard to find a plumber who will fix your sink over the phone?" My guess is that the plumber would have to come to the sink and bring tools to get the job done. It's hard to accomplish a repair like that over the phone.

Someone wrote that ad, but worse, someone paid for it. Pity.

12 comments:

kate hopper said...

Gretchen, I love this!

Thanks so much for your kind words on my blog. I appreciate the persepctive gained by a little distance!

Kate

gretchen said...

Nice to welcome you here. Thanks for visiting, and I'm sure I'll be back to your blog again....

Gretchen

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