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Thursday, 5 July 2012

Total Immersion - a rant.

So, what is a shower moment, exactly?

Is it something that'll cause the roof on the Centre Court at Wimbledon to close?

I found this expression in an advertisement for Palmolive Aroma Therapy Absolute Relax Shower Gel, and apparently it's something which will massage my senses. Something which will make me unwind in the essence of relaxation (relax? Relax? When I'm reading this stuff?).

'Lose yourself in a relaxing shower moment...'

Look, you can have a moment of inspiration, or a moment of pain or of panic, but how can you have a moment of shower? 

A moment of shower is just a...drip.

In any case, how can anything massage my senses? You can massage my feet. You can massage some figures. But senses?

And how can anyone unwind relaxation, let alone the essence of it?

Please, please, my head is hurting. What does it all MEAN??????

Deeeeep breath.

And another.

There.

Phew.

I suppose the way to find out would be to buy some Palmolive Aroma Therapy Absolute Relax Shower Gel and try it out.

On the whole, though, I don't think I'll bother.

Word To Use Today: relax. This word comes from the Latin relax─üre, to loosen, from laxus, which means loose.



2 comments:

  1. This is hilarious. Creative staff in Advertising these days are not what they used to be!

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    1. No, this wasn't written by Dorothy L Sayers or Fay Weldon, was it!

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