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December 31, 2015

10 things friends don’t let friends do...


Friends don't let friends drive drunk ad
THE FAMOUS ORIGINAL AD SLOGAN:

“Friends don’t let friends drive drunk.” 
       Public service ad slogan
launched nationwide in the U.S. in 1983 
       First used in billboard ads by the Outdoor Advertising Association, then used in a series of memorable
TV commercials aired by the Ad Council.

Mark Zuckerberg Is Not Giving You Money

THE ZUCKERBERG MONEY MEME VERSION:

"Friends don't let friends copy and paste memes."
      
Amit Chowdhry
       Tech journalist for Forbes magazine
       Headline for
his Dec. 29, 2015 post on Forbes.com about those absurd Facebook posts that say Mark Zuckerberg is giving away money to people who repost Facebook posts that say that Mark Zuckerberg is giving away money.

Friends don’t let friends vote Trump

THE CELEBRITY CANDIDATE VERSION:

“Friends don't let friends vote Trump”
       T-shirt slogan
on Zazzle.com. (Of course, there are similar versions naming Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and other candidates. ‘Tis the season for politics.)

Ban wine

THE WINE SNOB DICTUM:

“Friends don’t let friends drink chardonnay.”
       Michele Anna Jordan 
       Restaurant and food critic and author
       In her book
The Good Cook’s Book of Days (1995)

WALKING-DEAD_Rick pointing gun

THE WALKING DEAD DICTUM:

“Friends don’t let friends reanimate.”
    
T-shirt slogan suggesting what every Walking Dead fan knows they need to do if their friend is bitten by a zombie.

Friends don't let friends drink & dive

THE SCUBA LOVERS VARIATION:

“Friends don't let friends drink and dive.”
       An "alcohol demotivational poster"
on the DemotivationalPosters.org site.

Friends don't let friends eat lilies

THE CAT LOVERS VARIATION:

“Friends don't let friends eat lilies.”
       Seriously! As explained
on the PreventiveVet.com site: “It takes only a nibble on one leaf or stem, or the ingestion of a small amount of lily pollen (easy to do when a cat grooms itself) to send a cat into acute kidney failure.”

friends don't let friends do silly things

THE SILLY FRIENDS VARIATION:

“Friends don't let friends do silly things ... alone.”
       A cute photo meme
on the WeHeartIt.com site

Friends don't let friends bully

THE ANTI-BULLY SLOGAN:

“Friends don’t let friends bully”
       Slogan for a public service advertising campaign launched in 2015
by the Seattle-based Free2Luv.org organization.

Friends don’t let friends watch football

THE ANTI-FOOTBALL SLOGAN:

“Friends don’t let friends watch college football”
     
A QuickMeme.com photo quip that some people (including me) can relate to.

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