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Corona Burma Shave

Corona virus health info ads, Burma Shave style
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The Burma Shave adverts were very successful in their simple delivery method. For those who don't know about them, they consisted of a series of simple limited word messages, spaced out at intervals along the highways of the USA.(see wiki link)

This would work really well as a reminder for those who need it; to wash their hands and stay in quarantine while coronavirus ravages the planet.
He didn't wash
He touched his iris
Now he has
Coronavirus

xenzag, Mar 22 2020

Burma Shave https://en.m.wikipe...rg/wiki/Burma-Shave
look at highway advertising [xenzag, Mar 22 2020]

illustration https://sodabred.tu...-xenzag-2032020-you
[xenzag, Mar 24 2020]

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       <Reads linked page/>   

       "They watched TV,
The deal was sold,
They bought nine thousand
Toilet rolls...
Lying
Gits."
  

       Hey this is easy, and fun !
8th of 7, Mar 22 2020
  

       you did well
but now try harder
don't clear the shelves
to fill your larder
Coronavirus
xenzag, Mar 23 2020
  

       Now you've got
COVID-19
So stay at home
And quarantine
Coronavirus
tatterdemalion, Mar 23 2020
  

       It's not the bug
That does the harm,
It's needless panic
And alarm !
Coronavirus
  

       Like that... ?   

       Hmm, what about coronavirus haikus ?
8th of 7, Mar 23 2020
  

       I like it much
It hits the spot
Just look, don't touch
Coronavirus
xenzag, Mar 23 2020
  

       There was an old man of Stroud Green
Who thought he had COVID-19.
His throat was red-raw
But his hoard would ensure
That his bottom was perfectly clean.
pertinax, Mar 23 2020
  

       ^ BUN !   

       A toilet roll hoarder in Wyre
Didn't twig that TV was a liar
Thus, late one dark night
His stash all caught light
And he got burned to death by the fire ...
8th of 7, Mar 23 2020
  

       All good.... But the final word has to be coronavirus. It doesn't need to rhyme, but the sequence has to build towards it.
xenzag, Mar 23 2020
  

       "We're doomed ! We're doomed !"
The papers cried,
But in the end
Not many died ...
Corona Virus
8th of 7, Mar 23 2020
  

       He went too close
Then touched his head
He's still around
But ten are dead
Coronavirus
xenzag, Mar 23 2020
  

       It winnows out
the old and slow
they take up space
and have to go
Corona Virus
8th of 7, Mar 24 2020
  

       Now with quick illustration - see link.... I also just noticed that Coronavirus is an anagram of Carnivorous. How appropriate is that as it eats through the population?
xenzag, Mar 24 2020
  

       Eats? Nibbles.... 0.3% mortality isn't exactly an attack by a Great White....
8th of 7, Mar 24 2020
  
      
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