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Humor
  • Author:
    Frank Rowsome
  • ISBN:
    0828903514
  • ISBN13:
    978-0828903516
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  • Publisher:
    Stephen Greene Press; Later Printing edition (September 1, 1979)
  • Pages:
    121 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Humor
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As a kid, I remember the Burma Shave signs along the roadside. The next 100 pages have 100 of the Burma Shave verses. The authors lead you to believe these are the 100 best, but BEST is always in the eye of the beholder

As a kid, I remember the Burma Shave signs along the roadside. The Verse By The Side of the Road" is a great book. Sunday Drives" was a complete waste of money. The first seventy pages of "The Verse" is the history of Burma Shave and their signs. The authors lead you to believe these are the 100 best, but BEST is always in the eye of the beholder. Others I thought were weak. I enjoyed reading all 600 verses in the other book.

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The makers of Burma-Shave sponsored jingle-writing contests, with the winning entries posted on.A history of the Burma-Shave company and the roadside jingles that covered America from 1926 to the end of the 1950's.

The makers of Burma-Shave sponsored jingle-writing contests, with the winning entries posted on roadsides, with each word or phrase about 50 feet from the last. To wit: PITY ALL THE MIGHTY CAESARS THEY PULLED EACH WHISKER OUT WITH TWEEZERS Burma-Shave. CARELESS DRIVING SOON WE HOPE WILL GO THE "Cheer Up, Face, the War Is Over" -Slogan painted on the side of the Burma-Shave truck. Well-written, with proper nostalgic touches and many humorous anecdotes.

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In the fall of 1925, young Allan Odell conceived the idea of using . of the Road : The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles. If you currently own a car built before 1965, there's a pretty good chance you remember driving past those wonderful Burma Shave signs.

In the fall of 1925, young Allan Odell conceived the idea of using consecutive signs along the roadside. The Verse by the Side of the Road : The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles. How delightful those signs were as we went on Sunday drives with Mom and Dad. Here is not only the complete history of the company but also ALL of the rhymes.

The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles. Rowsome’s volume indexes each of the 600 jingles. and as you down the list, preferably reading aloud, it might evoke visions of 1940 Chevies, roadside diners, signs that said EATS. By Frank Rowsome, Jr. Best Seller. Category: Business Humor. Why were the Burma-Shave jingles so universally loved? Because they were light-hearted and humorous in hard times and war times. Bov Swift, Knight News Service. About Frank Rowsome, Jr.

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The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles by Frank Rowsome, Jr. with drawings by Carl Rose. Containing all 600 of the roadside rhymes. do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers. posted: 2019-12-16 22:37.

Burma Shave signs were put individually along the side of the road over about of a mile The Verse by the Side of the Road: The Story of the Burma-Shave Signs and Jingles [Frank Rowsome J. Carl.

Burma Shave signs were put individually along the side of the road over about of a mile. So you had to pay attention to read the whole idea. Always a fun distraction on long trips. Remember the progressive Burma Shave road signs when you traveled out on the Highway in the. 'Burma Shave' signs along the side of roads were great to read and to pass the time with chuckles! Don't pass cars on curve or hill; if the cops don't get you, morticians will. FREE shipping on qualifying offers.

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Bludworm
Well-written, delightfully-witty story of the history of the Burma Shave signs. Anyone over 60 should remember the joy of coming upon those 7 sequential signs with their catchy rhymes as you were going on long road trips with your parents. They may have been the most entertaining part of the trip. Rounding a corner on a country road in Kentucky when I was five, I saw my first Burma Shave verse, "Round the corner, lickety-split, beautiful car, wasn't it! Burma Shave.
Dyni
Purchased as a gift for my 94 year old Father, I was so fascinated by the story - and my own memories - that I read it cover to cover before I mailed it! What an amazing story - anyone who ever read a Burma Shave sign will enjoy every word and every poem.
Burking
This book is a gem. Just love reading about how the Burma Shave signs came to be, where they were, and especially, all of the signs that were made. We grew up seeing them as we travelled and it brought back memories. Also, they are very funny!
MarF
Nostalgic for me because I remember the Burma Shave signs from when I was 10-14. I came to this country when I was ten and moved to Colorado with my family. My father loved traveling so we drove all over the west and I watched for the signs. All things change. It would have been nice if someone had photo-documented more, but that's probably lost to history. The author has done a great job researching but I know there were many, many more now forever gone.
TheSuspect
I grew up in the Midwest of Louisville, Ky. These signs were everywhere on most rural roads. Then in the early 60's they disappeared. Accidently ran across a You Tube video about these signs, and found this long out of print book available on Amazon. Great reading, fun nostalgia. Thanks for this great book!
Cashoutmaster
...will be pleasantly surprise by this book. There are llittle tidbits of info, mostly humorous, to lighten up your life. The beginning, the excellent years and the sad end. But while it was riding high, it was one of the most talked about methods of advertising. According to the bank where they applied for the loan to grow, it was a product no one wanted, advertised by a method that wouldn't work, in a time when no one had any money. And yet during the hayday, they sold millions of jars of Burma-Shave. Putting it bluntly, you'll love the book. It includes over 600 of the best Burma-shave jingles--including, probably YOUR favorite. Bet YOU remember some of them.
Bolanim
As a kid, I remember the Burma Shave signs along the roadside. I saw two books on Amazon, "the verse by the side of the road" and "Sunday Drives, Nostalgic Reminiscing with the best of Burma-Shave".

"The Verse By The Side of the Road" is a great book.
"Sunday Drives" was a complete waste of money.

The first seventy pages of "The Verse" is the history of Burma Shave and their signs. The next fifty pages have a chronological listing of all 600 jingles.

The first three pages of "Sunday Drives" is a brief introduction. The next 100 pages have 100 of the Burma Shave verses. The authors lead you to believe these are the 100 best, but BEST is always in the eye of the beholder. Some I agree with. Others I thought were weak. I enjoyed reading all 600 verses in the other book.
Given as a gift and the recipient really liked it. He's a nostalgia buff and it was right up his alley. It's a soft cover book and not real "slick," but the content is interested.