I helped friends with a garage sale today. A hefty table of fine costume jewelry was left in my charge, and I was amused to note these faux pearls, in a pretty little box, sitting on the table:
Upon reading the Guarantee, I had to imagine the fellow that wrote that copy to be one smooth talker. Check out the first line:
It's true: These really are real fake pearls. No one bought them today, but I have connections. They had a five-dollar price tag on them; I can pull some strings and get them for you for ten.