Earlier today, I was reading one of my favorite blogs, I Don’t Like You In That Way, and I came across a curiously worded ad for an adult DVD rental service.
Read it closely:
Really? This was recommended by Oprah magazine?
Well, technically it’s O: The Oprah Magazine.
There’s no way that an ad for this appeared in O. If it had, we would have heard about it now, with Oprah sending her Mafioso henchmen after the perpetrator.
I’m no legal expert, but are any of you? Do any of you know if it’s legal for this ad to say it was endorsed by Oprah? Or does it mean nothing because the magazine, though clearly implied, was technically correct?
Heh. I know this isn’t exactly grammar, but it’s along the lines of something I think you’d like.
And, just because it made me crack up when I saw it: