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Advertising has come a long way since its birth. Every civilization has had its equivalent of the basic sales message. The earliest known advertisement was, according to James Playsted Wood’s Story of Advertising, a papyrus created by a slave owner who was looking for one of his runaway slaves. While offering a reward for the return of his property, Hapu the Weaver manages to cheekily sneak in a line about his shop, where “the best cloth is woven to your desires''. Continue reading