Carnation Milk

Image used under a Collective Commons License from: https://www.flickr.com/photos/internetarchivebookimages/14598247469When you next open a can of Carnation evaporated milk for your recipes, just smile and think of this…

A little old lady from North Carolina had worked in and around her family dairy farms since she was old enough to walk.

A farmer’s life is rarely easy, and she had worked hard all her life, spending long hours practically every day on one or other of the farms, and for little compensation.

When canned Carnation Milk became available in grocery stores, she read an advertisement offering $5,000 for the best slogan or rhyme beginning with “Carnation Milk is best of all”, she said to herself, “I know all about milk and dairy farms… I can do this!”

So she sent in her entry, and about a week later, a black limousine drove up in front of her house.

A man got out, walked up to her door and said, “Carnation LOVED your entry so much, we are here to award you $1,000, even though we won’t be able to use it.”

Here is her entry:

Carnation milk is best of all
No tits to pull
No hay to haul
No buckets to wash
No shit to pitch
Just poke a hole in the son-of-a-bitch.


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