Everyone knows about Groupon, the local deal and coupon website that sends out daily deal emails to subscribers to alert them to discounted goods at their favorite establishments all over their city.
Well this past Sunday morning while checking my email in bed I clicked on my "daily deal" from Groupon Cleveland to see if there was anything interesting to purchase.
Surprise, Surprise it was another Mani/Pedi offer but upon reading the copy that is meant to entice one into purchasing the deal I couldn't help but laugh out loud.
For those of you unable to read the image copy clearly let me type it out for you...
Half Off Mani-Pedi in North Royalton
Like Gasoline, feet must be carefully treated and refined before they can be used to propel automobiles. Amplify your octane with today's Groupon: for $40, you get a relaxation pedicure and Shellac manicure at Extasis Salon & Spa in North...
This has got to be a joke I thought to myself while reading the copy over and over again laughing.
Feet being compared to gasoline? Well that's a new one.
Feet being used to propel automobiles? What is this the Flintstone era?
Way to go Groupon Cleveland "copywriters" I'm thinking you deserve a raise for all your creativity and a commission even for all the extra mani/pedi's you're going to sell for Extasis Salon.
Feet are the new Gasoline, fyi,
UPDATE 7:50am: I must also share with you today's (8.15.11) Groupon for yet another Mani-Pedi for $40 but this time in Mayfield Heights - this copy is laughable as well.
Half Off Waxing or Mani-Pedi in Mayfield Heights
Ninety percent of all Manicures are given to spies, whose hands are overworked by the intelligence world's lengthy secret handshakes. Treat hard working appendages with today's Groupon to Salon de la Mer in Mayfield Heights.
Ladies, 90% of us are spies, SPIES! High-larious.