Friday, October 17, 2008

Where's she going?

I've come across an advertisement for American Girl dolls several times this week. It says "Soon we'll say farewell to Samantha" with a picture of a little brown haired doll with period clothing. Where's she going? Is this supposed to be some kind of threat? Who uses the word "farewell" anymore?

I guess the wording of the advertisement sounds better than the alternative that sprang to mind when I saw it.

"Buy now or the doll gets it!"

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