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Have you seen this commercial for Metamucil? A bunch of tourists are hanging around Old Faithful. The park ranger explains that she’s been going off like clockwork for years and years. A tourist asks, “What makes it so regular?” He says with a wink: “We just can’t say.” And then in the next scene we see a flashback to early that morning as the ranger “feeds” Old Faithful a glass of Metamucil.

Um, don’t they realize that they’re saying it’s a giant geyser of, well, you know?


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