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These signs once appeared alongside the highway, each sign containing one sentence of a longer slogan. So you would drive by and the kids would all read aloud each of the signs. (And those kids are now in their '60s.)

Anyway, some of these can be pretty fun, though it's best to pause between each line and imagine yourself rumbling down an old 2-lane road, top down on the Chevy convertible, watching America roll by...

Year:

1931


Eight
Hundred
Thousand
Men
Use
Burma-Shave


Take a tip
For your trip
No wet brush
To soak
Your grip
Burma-Shave


Film protects
Your neck
And chin
So your razor
Won’t dig in
Burma-Shave


The one horse shay
Has had its day
So has the brush
And lather way
Use
Burma-Shave


It’s a good
Old Spanish custom
Take your mug
And brush
And bust ’em
Burma-Shave


No matter how
You slice it
It’s still your face
Be humane
Use
Burma-Shave


Hello druggist
I don’t mean maybe
Yes
Sir!
That’s the baby
Burma-Shave


Half a pound
For
Half a buck
Come on shavers
You’re in luck
Burma-Shave


Golfers!
If fewer strokes
Are what you crave
You’re out of the rough
With
Burma-Shave


Tho tough
And rough
From wind and wave
Your cheek grows sleek
With
Burma-Shave


Shaving brush
All wet
And hairy
I’ve passed you up
For sanitary
Burma-Shave


Makes shaving
A
Grin game
Not
A skin game
Burma-Shave