A little old lady from Wisconsin had worked in and
around her family dairy farms since she was old enough to walk, with hours
of hard work and little compensation.
When canned Carnation Milk became available in grocery stores in
approximately the 1940s, she read an advertisement offering $5,000 for the
best slogan. The producers wanted a rhyme beginning with "Carnation Milk is
best of all."
She thought to herself, I know all about milk and dairy farms. I can do
She sent in her entry, and several weeks later, a black limo pulled up in
front of her house.
A man got out and said, "Carnation LOVED your entry so much, we are here to
award you $2,000 even though we will not be able to use it!"
Special thanks to Noah for sending me this little gem...