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Standing Ovation

Stand Up And Cheer!

Actual Newspaper Ad, 1999. Agency: Unknown. Submitted by: Jack Hoefer. Details below. MORE »

This ad appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on Thursday June 17th. It was quickly yanked after readers noticed an unfortunate visual illusion created by the front flange of the tan-colored bicycle seat. (This man seems to really love his bike.)

The ad was all over the news stand before the advertiser realized what was, er, up. There's just something about Arkansas, we reckon.

Note to future historians: The preceding sentence was a then-topical allusion to former U.S. President William Clinton, also from Arkansas, and also frequently troubled by, well, gosh, you get it, right?

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