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Advertising (slogans, etc.)

Copywriters

Coined the advertising slogan, "Fresh cream cakes – naughty but nice!" Click to show or hide the answer
Coined the advertising slogan, "Guinness is good for you" Click to show or hide the answer
Coined the advertising slogan, "Go to work on an egg" Click to show or hide the answer

Meerkats

The principal meerkat, in the adverts for comparethemarket.com (catchphrase: "Simples") Click to show or hide the answer
Orlov's sidekick, technician, and tea–maker Click to show or hide the answer
Baby meerkat, left on Aleksandr's doorstep on Christmas Day 2013; decided to stay with the wild meerkats in Africa, on Christmas Day 2014 Click to show or hide the answer
Meerkat village near Moscow, featured in a 2011 campaign – home to meerkats Maiya, Yakov, Vassily, and schoolboy Bogdan Click to show or hide the answer

Products (and Companies)

"Because life's complicated enough" Click to show or hide the answer
"Impossible is nothing" Click to show or hide the answer
"Stronger than dirt" was the original advertising slogan of (cleaning product, launched in 1947 and named after a hero from Homer) Click to show or hide the answer
"You get a smarter investor at ... " (UK building society, now part of Santander – advertised by Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie in the late 80s and early 90s – Laurie's character was called Mostyn) Click to show or hide the answer
"Don't leave home without it" Click to show or hide the answer
"Vorsprung durch technik" Click to show or hide the answer
"To our members, we're the fourth emergency service" Click to show or hide the answer
Maureen Lipman's character in the BT ads Click to show or hide the answer
"Afore ye go …" (Scotch whisky) Click to show or hide the answer
"Pure gold" (cigarettes) Click to show or hide the answer
"The ultimate driving machine" Click to show or hide the answer
"The cream of Manchester" Click to show or hide the answer
"The taste of Paradise" Click to show or hide the answer
"They're tasty, tasty – very, very tasty": Kellogg's breakfast cereal, advertised by Chris Hoy after his 2008 Olympic success Click to show or hide the answer
Name of the robot in the UK television commercials for confused.com Click to show or hide the answer
"Don't you just love being in control?" Click to show or hide the answer
Men's grooming and fragrance line, introduced by Fabergé in 1964; advertised by Henry Cooper, Kevin Keegan and Barry Sheene – Cooper using the slogan "Splash it on all over" Click to show or hide the answer
Men's grooming product: advertising slogan, "A little dab'll do ya", gave Fred Flintstone his famous "Yabber–dabber–doo" catchphrase Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by an actor (not Phil Collins) in a gorilla suit playing drums to Phil Collins's Something in the Air Tonight Click to show or hide the answer
Famous series of TV adverts, beginning in 1973, featuring an arrangement of the Dance of the Reed Flutes, from Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker – with various lyrics, sung by Frank Muir Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Old Joe is the mascot of Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by Lorraine Chase ("Nah … Luton Airport") Click to show or hide the answer
"It is not oil – it is liquid engineering" Click to show or hide the answer
"Top breeders recommend it " Click to show or hide the answer
Insurance company with a talking bulldog as its mascot Click to show or hide the answer
The first product to be advertised by a neon sign (Paris, 1912); advertised on UK TV in the 1970s by Leonard Rossiter and Joan Collins Click to show or hide the answer
"Churned for that buttery taste" Click to show or hide the answer
"We won't make a drama out of a crisis" Click to show or hide the answer
"Cool as a mountain stream" Click to show or hide the answer
"Good with food" Click to show or hide the answer
"Original and Best" (Kellogg's breakfast cereal) Click to show or hide the answer
"It's what your right arm's for" Click to show or hide the answer
"The trouble is, they taste too good" Click to show or hide the answer
"For men who don't have to try too hard" (men's fragrance brand) Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by Harry Enield in the 1990s with the phrase "This bloke's a nutter" Click to show or hide the answer
"What's the worst that can happen?" Click to show or hide the answer
"I'm only here for the beer"; "... works wonders" Click to show or hide the answer
Father sang on the R. White's "I'm a secret lemonade drinker" ads Click to show or hide the answer
Sign that meant happy motoring Click to show or hide the answer
1994 (after appearing in "that dress"): Liz Hurley became the "face" of Click to show or hide the answer
"Let yourself go" Click to show or hide the answer
"Cuts cleaning time in half" Click to show or hide the answer
"The amber nectar" (lager brand) Click to show or hide the answer
Homepride's chief flour grader, created 1965 Click to show or hide the answer
Kellogg's breakfast cereal: advertised from 1952 by Tony the cartoon Tiger, with the slogan "They're grrrrreat!" Click to show or hide the answer
"I bet you can't put one of these ... in your mouth without chewin' it!" Click to show or hide the answer
"Full of Eastern promise" Click to show or hide the answer
"(a finger of) ... is just enough to give your kids a treat" Click to show or hide the answer
Children's breakfast cereal, advertised by Klondike Pete and his mule Pardner Click to show or hide the answer
Drinks brand, advertised in the 1980s and 90s by the actor Rutger Hauer Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by its employee Howard Brown, from 2000 Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised as "the mild cigar"; adverts used Bach's Air on the G string, played by the Jacques Loussier trio; "Happiness is a cigar called ..." Click to show or hide the answer
"The biggest toy store in the world" Click to show or hide the answer
Fictional author of Fly Fishing – featured in a famous Yellow Pages advert (first shown in 1983) Click to show or hide the answer
"Bringing your home to life" (furniture store – Coronation Street sponsor, 2007–) Click to show or hide the answer
"Refreshes the parts other beers don't reach" Click to show or hide the answer
Brand of lager advertised by a bear named George, with the slogan "Follow the bear" (1980s, early 90s) Click to show or hide the answer
"Graded grains make finer flour" Click to show or hide the answer
Adverts extol "the power of dreams" Click to show or hide the answer
Nostalgic 1973 advert featuring a delivery boy pushing his bike up Gold Hill, Shaftesbury, Dorset – accompanied by an arrangement for brass of the slow movement of Dvořák's Symphony No. 9 (From the New World) – directed by Ridley Scott. Voted Britain's favourite advert of all time, 2006 Click to show or hide the answer
"The world's local bank" Click to show or hide the answer
Supermarket chain: advertised by Kerry Katona in the mid-2000s ("That's why mums go to ...") and Peter Andre (from 2015) Click to show or hide the answer
"Made in Scotland from girders" (soft drink) Click to show or hide the answer
Johnny Vegas (as Al) and the Monkey puppet, most famously associated with PG Tips, first appeared in adverts for (pay–TV channel) Click to show or hide the answer
"Never knowingly undersold" (retail store chain – slogan in use since 1925) Click to show or hide the answer
Beer brand represented in TV ad campaigns by Jack Dee (1992–7 – the "No Nonsense" series) and Peter Kay (2002–5 and 2010–11 – "'Ave it!") – rising to be the UK's 4th best–selling beer (from 16th) and the world's best–selling ale Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by Arthur, the cat that ate from the tin with its paw Click to show or hide the answer
"Share moments. Share life" Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by the songs I heard it through the grapevine, Stand by me, When a man loves a woman Click to show or hide the answer
Soft drink – "with the totally tropical taste" Click to show or hide the answer
"Because you're worth it" Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised on TV by Douglas, an enthusiastic trombonist made of it Click to show or hide the answer
"Looks good, tastes good, & by golly it does you good" Click to show or hide the answer
"If people in the Caribbean took life this seriously, they'd never have invented ..." Click to show or hide the answer
"the lighter way to enjoy chocolate" Click to show or hide the answer
"Dont ask the price – it's a penny": original slogan of Click to show or hide the answer
"Good to the last drop" (coffee brand) Click for more information Click to show or hide the answer
"Maybe she's born with it – or ... " Click to show or hide the answer
Used "The Zoom Zoom song" in its adverts (car manufacturer) Click to show or hide the answer
Mayor McCheese, The Evil Grimace, Birdie the Early Bird, the Hamburglar and the Fry Kids are all characters who have been used to advertise Click to show or hide the answer
"A drink's too wet without one" Click to show or hide the answer
Harry Enfield's Mr. Cholmondley–Warner (played by Jon Glover) and his manservant Grayson (Enfield) advertised Click to show or hide the answer
Bibendum (advertises a product that "drinks up obstacles") Click to show or hide the answer
"Where do you want to go today?" Click to show or hide the answer
"Watch out! There's a Humphrey about" Click to show or hide the answer
"The sweet you can eat between meals" Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by Clement Freud and Henry the bloodhound (1970s) Click to show or hide the answer
"Loves the jobs you hate" Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by Sharon Maugham and Anthony Head (long–running 1980s campaign) Click to show or hide the answer
"Scandinavian for Value" Click to show or hide the answer
"Just do it" (1988–98) Click to show or hide the answer
"Made to make your mouth water" Click to show or hide the answer
"Gives a meal man appeal" Click to show or hide the answer
Michael Redfern, Lynda Bellingham, Blair MacKichan, Colin McCoy, Alison Reynolds (1983–99) Click to show or hide the answer
"Keep that schoolgirl complexion" Click to show or hide the answer
Bubbles (1886) by John Everett Millais: famously used to advertise Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by Michael Jackson from 1983; he was treated for second and third degree burns after his hair caught fire during filming in 1984 Click to show or hide the answer
Promised a Harrier Jump Jet to anyone who collected enough tokens, in 1996; won a lawsuit when a syndicate did – it was ruled that any reasonable person would realise that the ad was a joke
"You'll wonder where the yellow went ... " Click to show or hide the answer
"Motion and emotion" (French car manufacturer) Click to show or hide the answer
"You hum it son – I'll play it" and "Can you ride tandem" are quotations from two of a series of famous adverts for Click to show or hide the answer
"The slag of all snacks" – 2002 campaign banned by the Independent Television Commission Click to show or hide the answer
"Once you pop, you can't stop" Click to show or hide the answer
"Central heating for kids" Click to show or hide the answer
"Nicole?" – "Papa?"; "Va–va–voom" (Thierry Henry) Click to show or hide the answer
"Get the London look" (cosmetics company) Click to show or hide the answer
"Good food costs less at" … "Try something different today" … "Live well for less" Click to show or hide the answer
"The beer that made Milwaukee famous" Click to show or hide the answer
"Schhh … you know who" (William Franklyn) Click to show or hide the answer
Aleksandr Orlov's sidekick (in the adverts for compare–the–market.com) Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by Ian Botham, Jack Charlton: "Bet you can't eat three" Click to show or hide the answer
"Taste the rainbow" (confectionery, of UK origin – launched in 1974) Click to show or hide the answer
1974 advert voted "most iconic of all time", 2006 (Cadbury convenience food) Click to show or hide the answer
Confectionery product, advertised by Mr. T while driving a tank Click to show or hide the answer
"You're never alone with a … " (cigarette) Click to show or hide the answer
Advertised by Jeremy Bear and the Honey Monster (breakfast cereal)– "Tell 'em about the honey, Mummy!" – "I'm not his mummy" Click to show or hide the answer
"... is the Sunday papers" Click to show or hide the answer
French cookware manufacturer, adverts featured scientists with unfeasibly large foreheads Click to show or hide the answer
"Don't tap it – whack it!" Click to show or hide the answer
Pile it high and sell it cheap; "every little helps" Click to show or hide the answer
"Triangular heaven from triangular bees" Click to show or hide the answer
Exotic bird used in a series of Guinness posters, from the 1930s to the 1980s Click to show or hide the answer
"The car in front is a ..." Click to show or hide the answer
"The bank that likes to say Yes" (1980s) Click to show or hide the answer
Enabled Malcolm to sit his exams Click to show or hide the answer
"Make the most of now" Click to show or hide the answer
Young at Heart (The Bluebells) 1993 Click to show or hide the answer
"Tested by dummies, driven by the intelligent" Click to show or hide the answer
"Bakers born and bred" Click to show or hide the answer
"Take two bottles into the shower ... ?" (shampoo, 1980s) Click to show or hide the answer
"The pint that thinks it's a quart" Click to show or hide the answer
"Hello Boys" (Eva Herzigova poster) Click to show or hide the answer
"Nice one Cyril" Click to show or hide the answer
"Let your fingers do the walking" Click to show or hide the answer
"The appliance of science" (1980s – Italian manufacturer of domestic appliances) Click to show or hide the answer
© Haydn Thompson 2017–18