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O mascote mais assustadora na história da publicidade

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1. “HO HO HO, MOTHERFUCKER.”

2. Before he became the handsome stud some of us grew up with…

3. …The “Jolly” Green Giant was a creature from farming Hell

4. “HOPE YOU DON’T MIND, I ATE ALL YOUR PIGS…”

5. There is a 55-foot statue of him in Blue Earth, Minnesota.

He looks like he’s wearing the death mask of another Jolly Green Giant.

6. Here he is, wearing a dickey, with a napkin covering his dickie.

7. That face — “ask me ONE MORE question about skin pigmentation…”

8. “Do you have any steak knives…Ma’am?”

9. The God of dead farmers.

10. Upskirt.

Upskirt.

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11. “I GOT AN ITCH…A LITTLE TO THE LEFT.”

Back in the late 1940s — 1950s, he was less giant.
But, a lot more scary.

12. That froze his peas (sorry).

13. “Your son’s bedroom walls are — go take a look!”

14. Early Green Giant toy — not at all creepy.

15. Oh sure, give him a sabre, why not.

16. Note: As you can see, they were a little confused about how to make him look “Mexican” in the face.

That burro was soon hanging dead from a tree.

17. “Where’s my Missus? Fertilizer.”

18. “Here’s some baby-tenders peas. Now, give me a baby.”

All images via the amazing Vintage Advertising pool on Flickr.

Read more: http://buzzfeed.com/copyranter/the-creepiest-mascot-in-advertising-history

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