Advertising Cliches —
John Camm, writing for the BBC, has compiled a long list of ways in which life as it's portrayed in advertisements differs from real life
. For instance, in advertisements:
Men are obsessed with sex but will forego sex in order to watch football or drink beer.
Any act of male stupidity (e.g. walking across a clean floor in muddy boots, putting the dog in the dishwasher, etc.) will be met with a wry smile, not genuine annoyance/anger.
If you work for the emergency services, you are a…