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Homeowners Give the Pink Sink Some Love

When it comes to pastel sinks in a vintage bath, some people love ’em and leave ’em. Would you? In midcentury America many bathrooms were the colors of Jordan almonds. The basic fixtures — sink, tub, toilet — were pastel

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“Poopular area” and Other Over the Top Marketing Typos

By Gwen Banta of AGBeat There are so many marketing typos committed every day that this weekly column filled with real errors just never ends! Hel-lo-o-o? “Open 11 AM – 2 PMS Tues” (I’m already experiencing irritation and minor cramping.)

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Blooper Mania: Hilarious Marketing Gaffes

by Gwen Banta of AGBeat Advertising is hard work, especially for people without a spell checker or common sense. Below is proof, but be warned – you will laugh. Sizzle “Whimsical electric décor” (Sign in the business office of the Department of Water

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“Every itch is exquisite” – Gross Advertising Gaffes

By Gwen Banta of AGBeat Abbreviation Innovation “Needs TLB” (Tiny Little Buyers? Ten Light beers? Two Large Boobies?) “Submit Peappoval and POO” (You don’t need POO – you’ve already stepped in it.) “Media system with 3B” (3 Bears? 3 Bongs?

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Marketing Bloopers That Will Amaze and Offend

By Gwen Banta of AGBeat.com Realtors that don’t proof read their property descriptions in the MLS inevitably end up in the hall of shame here at AGBeat. We hand pick these bloopers in hope that they will be inspired to

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Interest Rates: Soaring, Skyrocketing, or Just Going Up?

I find this headline from DSNews amusing: “Freddie Mac: Fixed Rates Soar to Highest Level in a Year.” Yep, interest rates have risen almost a half-percent since the beginning of May. Now they are 3.81 percent (assuming 0.8 points). What’s

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“Wounded Area” and Other Marketing Typo Casualties

By Gwen Banta of AGBeat.com Not every marketing typo slips through the cracks, in fact, there are so many just in real estate listings alone to occupy a weekly feature here for going on four years. It’s Blooper day once

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