People Mess With Famous Corporate Tag Lines, And We Just Can’t

We've been socialized to recognize corporations and what they represent just as much as we recognize people.

A big part of corporate marketing is some sort of catchy tag-line. We're all familiar: "Like a good neighbor, State Farm is there." Or, "They're always after me Lucky Charms!" These things have become just as much a part of our collective unconscious as the stories that are passed down through our families. So what happens when we mess with it a little?

Reddit user Nizzo asked:

What company's motto would do terribly for another company?

Here are some of the most entertaining answers.

Playstation, Interrupted

Live in your world, play in ours - Psychiatric hospital

Hungry Eyes

"The snack that smiles back"-PETA

Current Events

"Stay thirsty my friends" - Flint, Michigan water authority

Bad Effect

"Think Small" - Trojan Condoms

Would You Step On A Scale?

"What would you do for a Klondike bar?" - Weight Watchers

Oil Oil Oil

"Cover the Earth" - BP


"Every Kiss Begins With K"

-The Ku Klux Klan

Rodgers And Hammerstein Would Be Proud

You'll Never Walk Alone - Physiotherapy services. (From Liverpool Football Club)

Brown By Any Other Name

Exlax - "What can brown do for you?"

A Call To Arms

''Challenge Everything'' - National Anger Management Association.

Poor Business Models

"We'll bring out the kid in you!" - Planned Parenthood

Opposite Business Models

"Obey your thirst" - Alcoholics Anonymous

Stop Tempting

"Who Dares Wins" - British Special Air Service motto, but would be pretty bad for Gamblers Anonymous.

Cadaverous Pallor

"Crack open a cold one." - County Medical Examiner.


"He went to Jared's" - Subway

I Hate Your Commercial, But I Love Your Product

Mother's Against Drunk Driving - "Head On. Apply directly to the forehead."

What Kind Of Beef?

"Where's the beef?!?" - Viagra


Pampers - "Eat Fresh"

Plan "Why"

"Kid tested, mother approved." Plan B

Yay Crunch Wrap Supreme!

"Nausea, heart burn, indigestion, upset stomach, diarrhea" - Taco Bell

Not Too Far From The Truth

"Bang and the dirt is gone" - National Rifle Association

Carl Jr.'s Dark Side

"If It Doesn't get all over the place, it doesn't belong in your face." - Trojan Condoms

Maybe It's Maybelline

"Maybe she's born with it" - genetic disease research branch

Spine Krispies

Snap, Crackle, Pop - National Society of Chiropractors

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