Re: Scout used in ad?
James R. Holman (jrholman@MAGNUS.ACS.OHIO-STATE.EDU)
Mon, 29 Aug 1994 02:17:53 -0600
>> In an industrial catalog I recently recived, there was a photo of
>> a Scout in uniform, BSA strip & patches all visible. The caption was
>> clearly referenced BSA and was a sort of testomonial to the vendor.
> It is interesting that you say this. Wal-Mart is using a black Boy Scout
> in full uniform to stop a supply truck. He stops the truck by raising
> his hand to help a little old lady across the street(highway).
In a more negative context, the Doritos commercial featuring Chevy Chase
(the one where he is 'canceled') shows a pudgy myopic 'scout' with an 'old
lady' waiting to cross the street. Not an endorsment, but I've let my
Doritos salesman know I don't like it.
I used to be a bear.....
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City