Posts Tagged ‘Werbung’

House Dust Mite (commons.wikimedia.org)
House Dust Mite – commons.wikimedia.org


Ring! Ring! I pick up the phone.
“Good day Ms…. *at this point follows the pronunciation of my last name in the most creative way, how I’ve never heard it, hahaha* … here is blahblah from the company blahblahblah. We have send You last week our brochure (‘Huh? Nothing received.’) to inform You about house dust mites… chatter… chatter (‘ I feel just so happy, let her at least recite her little jingle to the end.’) …and wanted ask once… chatter swagger… There is now also a spray that also in hospitals… chatter… chatter… Would You…” I intervene yet, before she longer recite something, from which I know from the start that it will bring nothing – usually I disconnect a lot earlier: “A Moment! I did not get anything and I’m not interested in this product.” A moment of silence trembles through the telephoneline due to this resolute (- but still quite friendly) response, then: “May I ask you still something more?” Me (- ‘Well, let her…’): “Yes.” “May we call You for future polls again?” “No. I don’t like that, if even bothered at home with advertising, woken up, startled. I do find that quite rude.” The Lady: “I’ll also just doing my job.” Me: “Exactly. Exactly.” Nevertheless she wishes me something. I’m purring back. Clack.


German / Deutsch: (mehr…)

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515   SCHLEICHWERBUNG - 19.2.2014
© Barbara-Paraprem / 19.2.2014


Note for English speakers: “Schleichwerbung” means in German “surreptitious advertising”. The first part of the word – “Schleich…” means “sneak”. The second – “Werbung” – could be translated with “advertising”, but it sounds almost like “Umwerbung” (“courting”). ;)


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489   KOPF-AB - 10.8.2013
Barbara-Paraprem / 10.8.2013

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Vintage Werbung aus:
Fliegende Blätter, Band CXVIII, No. 2997-3022,
München, Verlag von Braun & Schneider, ca. 1903


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Poudre-Creme-Eau-Ravissante 1

Aqua Divina und Creme Monbijou 1

Fix Fix 1

Ray Seife 1

Ray Seife 2

Lohses Lilienmilch-Seife 1

Odol Mundwasser 1

Amadine Kopfwasser 1

Dr.Earlets Anweisung Charis 1

Magere 1

Zu korpulent 1

Aok Methode Hautpflege 1

Beethams Larola Hautwasser 1

Javol Haarwasser 1

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Prima. Ich konvertier zum persönlichen Magnetismus, statt Buddhismus, muahahaha….


Alte Werbeanzeige aus “Fliegende Blätter”, Sammel-Band 118 (Ersterscheinung der Hefte: 1844)
– Auch digitalisiert auf dieser Seite: www.ub.uni-heidelberg.de


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“Lamm ganz oder Halbe”

Nein, ich nicht wolle, auch nicht halbe… loool… (aus einem Flyer in meinem Briefkasten)


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