Yes, they PAID for these adverts(from www.alljokes.com - 05 January 2001)
A few snippets from Adverts, Wanted columns and the Classifieds.
Modular Sofas. Only $299. For rest or fore play.
We do not tear your clothing with machinery. We do it carefully by hand.
Antiques wanted new or used
Stock up and save. Limit: one.
87 Olds for sale needs muffler, brakes and tune up runs excellent.
Vacation special: Have your house exterminated.
Used Cars: Why go elsewhere to be cheated. Come here first.
Man wanted to work in dynamite factory. Must be willing to travel.
Wanted. Man to take care of cow that does not smoke or drink.
Our experienced Mom will care for your child. Fenced yard, meals, and smacks included.
Wanted: Hair cutter. Excellent growth potential.
Man, honest. Will take anything.
Have several very old dresses from grandmother in beautiful condition.
Tired of cleaning yourself? Let me do it.
Get rid of aunts: Zap does the job in 24 hours.
Wanted: 50 girls for stripping machine operators in factory.
A superb and inexpensive restaurant. Fine food expertly served by waitresses in appetizing forms.
Dinner Special -- Turkey $2.35; Chicken or Beef $2.25; Children $2.00.
Four-poster bed, 101 years old. Perfect for antique lover.
Toaster: A gift that every member of the family appreciates. Automatically burns toast
Etta: Thanks for spending time on the computer (writing) so otrhes don't have to.(22/10/2011)