Thread: daily wisdom
View Single Post
Old 06-28-2004, 03:17 AM   #20
Conspiracy Theorist
sparticle's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: cleveland, oh
Posts: 4,702
Originally posted by madasacutsnake
OK can't find the pic I want so:

Bex = aspirin. 1950's ad with the slogan "Have a cup of tea, a Bex and a good lie down". Showed a Far from Heaven lady of the house filling up with what was probably valium but was meant to be aspirin before heading for the bed for a good lie down after a hard day brushing the dog. You get the pic. "Have a Bex and a good lie down" has fallen into colloquial use here.

Here's some links:


heh -- LOL! Thanks.

I kinda like trisherina's idea, too!
sparticle is offline   Reply With Quote