Carnation Milk Contest

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  1. Pappy

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    · AND THE WINNER IS............................................



    · A little old lady from Wisconsin had worked in and around her family dairy farms since she was old enough to walk, with hours of hard work and little compensation. When canned Carnation Milk became available in grocery stores in approximately the 1940s, she read an advertisement offering $5,000 for the best slogan.
    The producers wanted a rhyme beginning with "Carnation Milk is best of all...."

    · She thought to herself, I know all about milk and dairy farms...I can do this!
    · She sent in her entry, and about a week later, a black limo drove up in front of her house...a man got out and said, "Carnation LOVED your entry so much, we are here to award you $2000, even though we will not be able to use it..."
    · Here is her entry:
     

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    This made me grin.
     
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    Awesome!
     
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    Sounds just like my Aunt Lizzy!
     
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    dude, i think that IS my aunt lizzy.
     
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    Thanks for brightening my day! :grinning-smiley-003
     
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    Pappy -

    You twanged the strings of my memory. I think I kicked the slats out of my cradle the first time I heard my Dad recite this. It's still good.

    Gramps
     
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