The Lighter Side

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Heaven!

      The Super Bowl is just around the corner and that means the big game, but of interest to many more than the game are the new commercials that debut during these three hours, spots costing millions of dollars. This mega-event is not just for the United States but broadcast to at least 187 countries around the globe. With these broadcasts advertisers have to be careful of their translation or else they could truly be in for major faux pais problems such as the ones below which we bring you today for a chuckle or too, maybe even a guffaw over the faux pais.

Combustible commercials causing comic commotion

January 21, 1998 volume 9, no. 15          DAILY CATHOLIC - The Lighter Side

January 1998