Daily Trivia – 9/28/11

Question: What two Matt Dillon films did Francis Ford Coppola shoot back-to-back in Tulsa?

Last Question: What mints were hyped in ads that boasted: “Fresh breath speaks for itself”?

Answer: Certs

Certs have been a fixture at grocery and convenience store registers since 1956.

Here is an old commercial where people would argue whether Certs was a breath mint or a candy mint. Then the announcer would resolve the issue by proclaiming that Certs is both – it is “Two, two, two mints in one!”.

They used this advertising strategy for years. Then they got lampooned on Saturday Night Live in this classic skit:

Maybe it forced them into this “Fresh breath speaks for itself” campaign:

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2 thoughts on “Daily Trivia – 9/28/11”

  1. Always wondered why they said “two” three times…

    Loved all three videos, especially the SNL skit. I don’t think I ever saw that one until now.

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