2012-07-15

Plus c'est la même chose

Away with physic and quack nostrums! Advertising copy from 1883 – shouty capitalised, complete with typo.

UNIVERSALLY APPROVED BY THE LEADING PHYSICIANS AS THE BEST, SAFEST, AND MOST EFFECTUAL REMEDY FOR SPINAL COMPLANTS, INCIPIENT CONSUMPTION, DIARRHŒA, PLEURISY, TUMOURS, ASTHMA, BRONCHITIS, EPILEPSY, LUMBAGO, DEBILITY, DROPSY, PARALYSIS, LOSS OF VOICE, HYSTERIA, CUTANEOUS DISEASES, NERVOUSNESS, INDIGESTION, PALPITATION &c., AND HAS CURED SOME OF THE MOST OBSTINATE AND DISTRESSING CASES, AFTER ALL OTHER REMEDIES (SO CALLED) HAVE FAILED.

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So. Cures everything – even spinal complants. A vital energy renewer to boot. And competitor's products are rubbish.

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