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Lawn mowing beer

Yes, I posted this ad a few years ago. But I think it merits a rerun.

Love to see a guy making good use of a newspaper.

And the woman's expression always makes me wonder what she's thinking. I guess it depends. Is she his wife? The randy widow next door?

What’s wrong with this picture?

Questions about the wisdom of drinking while hunting aside, are we to believe he brought beer glasses along on his trek to the great outdoors?

Most unlikely aspect of this scene?

A) The arguing players wearing sweaters. B) The “UMP” sign on the hat. C) The slightly odd caps worn by the arguing pair. (Had the artist never seen an actual baseball cap?) D) The idea that anyone would have brought a drinking glass to this gathering. E) Other.

“It tastes like water”

Oh, wait. That's not it. The actual slogan was “It's the water.”

Take me to the river

What on God's green Earth is going on with those two near the water?

Looks like he is playing first base off the wrong foot. And what's going on with her skirt?

Reading a newspaper and drinking beer

Bowling? City Hall? Nah. The guys in this 50-year-old ad are no doubt talking about how it wouldn't kill them to help out a little around the house.

Turns out the key to camping is beer

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