Marketing companies and ad agencies aren’t always in their element when it comes to creating promotional puns. If you need any further proof, just check out the bizarre Pringles holiday ad campaign, which somehow glossed over the best Chistmas-themed puns of all time.
Seriously, guys … what were you thinking?
So we’re thinking either Pringle Bells, Kris Pringle, or Pringles all the Way?
Nah I’ve got a better idea.
— Zach Mander (@zachmander) December 18, 2016
And let’s not forget the time when some design professional forgot that Louisiana was shaped like an “L.”
If only Louisiana was shaped like a letter… from CrappyDesign
If those marketing concepts make you cringe, just wait: there’s a recent breakfast-themed advertising campaign that is somehow even more confusing and has been confounding Twitter users everywhere.
On Tuesday, Asher Perlman (a writer for Comedy Central’s The Opposition with Jordan Klepper) shared a photo of a baffling pun from a Lenwich breakfast advertisement.
Okay I don’t always like puns but this one got me good! pic.twitter.com/QTqorBJKg8
— Asher Perlman (@asherperlman) February 13, 2018
Um … “Egg Morning”? Is that supposed to be some sort of play on “good morning”? Because if so, I (and everyone else) call “bullsh*t.”