Play a new record !!!!!

  Dragon_Heart 01:06 11 May 2010

These days I should read play a new CD or download.

Ronseal or more correctly the London advertising agency HHCL have a lot to answer for by creating the slogan :-

"It does exactly what it says on the tin”

Now every public review site has the phrase to describe TV’s to lawnmowers !

It was a great idea for an ad but come on guy’s try to be a bit more original.

  GANDALF <|:-)> 08:24 11 May 2010



  Uboat 08:59 11 May 2010

GANDALF "Snap" maybe ive just woke up its me surely.?

  muddypaws 09:08 11 May 2010

Looks like an exciting thread!
I assume the time of his post might explain it!

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:54 11 May 2010

"It does exactly what it says on the tin”

Imitation is best form of flattery
but it gets on your nerves after a while.

So what other ads have made it into the language?

A Mars a day was there but has virtually died out with "You've been Tangoed"

Any suggestions?

  bremner 10:59 11 May 2010


  PalaeoBill 11:05 11 May 2010

The thread title is:
"Play a new record"

I assume Dragon_Heart meant to say:
"These days IT should read play a new CD or download"

The play a new record saying stems from turntables that had a mechanism that would lift the stylus arm at the end of the record and return it to the start so that the same record would play over and over again. I suppose you can make a CD player do that too but a download?

  PalaeoBill 11:06 11 May 2010

Perhaps it should be "put the iPod on shuffle".

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:22 11 May 2010

Should that be Simples with a squeak?

I may suspect you of being a "Mongoose" :0)

  jack 11:26 11 May 2010

A laborer from over the sea is shown a Spade a Fork a Sledge hammer
His employer suggests that 'Paddy' should take his 'Pick'
So you get a packet of something or a software program- and the slogan is............
Yeah Right dragon heart

Get original somebody

  bremner 11:36 11 May 2010

My secret is out

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