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Things I’ve been meaning to pass on #1

Promotional item, hand-delivered to all addresses in the vicinity of the Oval cricket ground last year.



Unaddressed envelope



Contents

This, incidentally, was after firms had already been fined in previous years for similar stunts involving junk mail designed to look at first glance like court summons, penalty notices etc. Still, don’t let the potential distress your advert might cause the infirm, the bewildered, the barely literate, the non-native speaker or anyone else get in the way of the sheer hilarity of your idea.

In their defence they would probably cite the fact that the envelope included the words “This is an advertisement”. And, indeed, here it is on the back (text reproduced actual size):

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