10 Sayings and their Strange Origins - Listverse
Always a Bridesmaid, Never a Bride - This phrase, surprisingly, was used to sell Listerine mouthwash! Listerine employed the personal experience of girls who desperately wanted to settle down but seemed to be left on the shelf. The 1920’s ad portrays a situation and a possible explanation for the lack of success these girls had. The advertisement sold millions of bottles of mouthwash and also gave the English language a new saying!
1958 Listerine Vintage Ad "Germs Go to School"
1958 LISTERINE vintage magazine advertisement "Germs Go to School" ~ Germs Go to School with your youngsters every day! Children should gargle Listerine at least twice daily -- it kills germs on contact, by millions! ~ Size: The dimensions of the full-page advertisement are approximately 10.5 inches x 13.5 inches (26.75 cm x 34.25 cm). Condition: This original vintage full-page advertisement is in Excellent Condition unless otherwise noted (rough edges, can be covered or cut away).