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Commercials: US vs. UK

Now, just for fun, here are a couple of funny commercials. Or, in Britspeak: adverts. If you’re in the UK you might not have seen the American ad, and vice versa. Feel free to compare and contrast.

First, for those Brits who claim Americans don’t understand irony:

Second, the ad that made my son clutch his stomach laughing. It’s about “Man Crisps” — potato chips self-consciously marketed to guys — but the title of the commercial is “Boys Looking for Directions.”