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Taliban launch comeback tour with huge bang

Taylor Swift rapidly reinforcing her defencesJust when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, or in this case ‘a bicameral national legislature, comprising of two chambers’, it turns out it’s not. Like a blast from the past, or at least the detonation of a car bomb, the world’s favourite pantomime villains have returned with a cover-version of the 90’s Mullah-classic – ‘Boom! Boom! Shake Shake The Room’.

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Posted: Jun 22nd, 2015
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Marketing exec fired for Halloween ‘lack of imagination’

Don Price is the ex-Marketing Manager of The Norwich Broom Store today having lost his job for failing to cash in on the Halloween bonanza. While every other shop in town had managed to find a Halloween angle to boost sales, Price could not come up with anything.

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Posted: Oct 31st, 2014
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Samaritans criticised for cold-calling campaign

Following a huge number of complaints to Ofcom, the national charity Samaritans has been criticized for embarking upon a cold calling campaign across the UK.

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Posted: Oct 17th, 2012
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Shampoo advert sets new record for ‘worst survey result to base a campaign on’

An advert for Pantene Pro-V shampoo has set a new industry standard after the small print revealed that the central claim of the campaign was disagreed with by over 90% of the tiny sample surveyed.

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Posted: May 4th, 2012
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Digital marketer lauds Shakespeare’s ‘compelling content’

‘I’ve no doubt that if Shakespeare was alive today, he’d be working as a copywriter in my agency; excelling at engaging the public in dialogues with leading brands.’

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Posted: Apr 24th, 2012
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