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Adman Who Wrote One of the Greatest Advertising Jingles of All Time Dies at 87

He may not have been a household name, but more than one generation grew up singing one of his most famous ad jingles. The New York Times reports that Richard D. Trentlage, the man behind the Oscar Mayer Wiener commercial...
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