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Does it even exist anymore? For years Geritol was a fixture ad in print and on tv. It was touted as a remedy for "Tired Blood". No one ever explained exactly what tired blood was, but Geritol would get you up and dancing after a dose of it.
Posted by Diane Meyer at 07:21 AM in odd stuff | Permalink
Interesting. Quack remedies have been around for some time.
Norman Teigen |
October 27, 2012 at 08:41 AM
We had a men's golf league for seniors that began play in the early 70's and called themselves the Geritol Gents. It eventually grew in popularity to about 70 members. Quite a few years after its inception, we received a "cease and desist" order from Geritol. The name of the league was changed to the G Gents and still exists to this day. I would have thought they'd be flattered and sent some free hats or samples or something.
October 27, 2012 at 11:04 AM
Sounds like the G Gents lasted longer than Geritol.
Diane Meyer |
October 27, 2012 at 11:47 AM
October 27, 2012 at 04:52 PM
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