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15 comments:

  1. Oh, wow. I had almost forgotten all about those ads!

    But for a solid year, whenever a question was asked by either me or my brother directed to the other, the response was always the same.

    "Calgon helps get clothes up to 30% cleaner."

    We were strange like that.






    Wait...that doesn't make sense...maybe we said the "Ancient Chinese secret" part. The drugs took a toll.

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    1. Ha! It's so funny that the "ancient Chinese secret" line became part of the vernacular. Of course, the fact that they ran those commercials for at least a decade probably guaranteed that would happen. It was an early, slow-motion meme!

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  2. When I was six, I had a thing for Mr. Lee.

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  3. Thank you, darling!

    Off to get my feet bound. Toodles!

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  4. Back in the day, when my friends and I would run out of drugs we'd always say "We need more Calgon!"

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  5. Mrs. Lee is played by a Japanese-American actress.

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  6. You wouldn't believe what it does for Chow Mein.

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  7. But does it work on old cum rags? I'll have to write to Martha.

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  8. My favorite commercial of all time.
    P.S. Topher pilfered his avatar from MattAdore Tumblr! :-)

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    1. Of course it is! And of course he did!

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  9. Your patron saint of race relations must have been twirling at high speed during this!

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