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Truth in Advertising?
The following is an ad from a real-life newspaper which appeared four days in a row - the last three hopelessly trying to correct the first day's mistake.
MONDAY:
For sale: R.D.  Jones has one sewing machine for sale. 
Phone 948-0707 after 7 P.M.  and ask for Mrs. Kelly who lives with him cheap.
TUESDAY 
Notice: We regret having erred In R.D. Jones' ad yesterday. 
It should have read "One sewing machine for sale cheap. 
Phone 948-0707 and ask for Mrs. Kelly, who lives with him after 7 P.M."
WEDNESDAY 
Notice: R.D.  Jones has informed us that he has received several annoying telephone calls because of the error we made in the classified ad yesterday.  The ad stands correct as follows: "For sale -- R.D.  Jones has one sewing machine for sale.  Cheap. 
Phone 948-0707 after 7 P.M. and ask for Mrs. Kelly who loves with him."
THURSDAY 
Notice: I, R.D. Jones, have no sewing machine for sale.  I smashed it. 
Don't call 948-0707 as I have had the phone disconnected.
I have not been carrying on with Mrs. Kelly. 
Until yesterday she was my housekeeper but she quit!

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