With the rise of mass consumerism during the 20th century, advertising became as important (if not more important) than the actual product being sold. In the days when advertisers took full liberty to use any and all methods to promote their product, some were questionable. Here’s a look back at some of the most outrageous ads that left us thinking who could have possibly approved these?
1. Not-So-Dandy Candy
It makes a whole lot of sense that young children would be begging their parents for laxatives, right?. Not, majorly not. Hopefully, no parents gave their children too many of these less than dandy candies, that doesn’t sound too promising. These quotes used in the advertisement were surely never said by any kid, ever.