Exposure № 005: Snake-Oil for sale

Do you think Cobra-Oil is stronger than your average Snake-Oil?

Seen at a market in Aleppo, Syria.  Photo by J. Jones.

Another Anti-Tedium Snake-Oil

“Hello friends, I’m your Vitameatavegamin girl.

Are you tired, run – down, listless?  Do you poop out at parties? Are you unpopular?

The answer to all your problems is in this  little bottle.  VITAMEATAVEGAMIN.

Vitameatavegamin contains Vitamins, Meat, Vegetables, and Minerals.

Yes, with Vitameatavegamin, you can spoon your way to health.  All you do is take a great big tablespoonful after every meal.  Mmmmmm….  It’s so tasty, too!  Tastes just like candy!

So why don’t you join all the thousands of happy peppy people and get a great big bottle of Vitameatavegamin tomorrow!

Thats Vita-meata-vegamin! (wink)”

From the immortal genius of I Love Lucy.  Shame they didn’t know about Dr. Hurley’s Snake-Oil when making that episode.