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Do You Inhale and Other Smoking Questions

When ads for cigarettes were tolerated, indeed ubiquitous, throughout American media, the pitches often asked questions of the audience. Apparently, it was a good way to get attention and bring the customer into the fold. The questions have resonance today. Here are a couple.

You can’t be a-smokin’ if you don’t inhale the smoke.

You can’t be a shooter with out a-smokin’.

Not a question, but what a statement!

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