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Burma-Shave Advertising

 

Uncle Rube
Buys tube
One week
Looks sleek
Like sheik
Burma-Shave

It's a good
Old Spanish custom
Take your mug
And brush
And bust 'em
Burma-Shave

No matter how
You slice it
It's still your face
Be humane
Use
Burma-Shave

Hello druggist
I don't mean maybe
Yes
Sir!
That's the baby
Burma-Shave

Half a pound
For
Half a buck
Come on shavers
You're in luck
Burma-Shave

Is he
Lonesome
Or just blind--
This guy who drives
So close behind?
Burma-Shave

Golfers!
If fewer strokes
Are what you crave
You're out of the rough
With
Burma-Shave

Pedro
Walked
Back home by golly
His bristly chin
Was hot-to-Molly
Burma-Shave

 

Substitutes
Can do
More harm
Than city fellers
On a farm
Burma-Shave

Pat's bristles
Scratched
Bridget's nose
That's when
Her wild irish rose
Burma-Shave

The hobo
Lets his
Whiskers sprout
It's trains--not girls
That he takes out
Burma-Shave

A beard
That's rough
And overgrown
is better than
A chaperone
Burma-Shave

Drinking drivers
Don't you know
Great bangs
From little
Binges grow?
Burma-Shave

 

Shaving brush
All wet
And hairy
I've passed you up
For sanitary
Burma-Shave

I know
He's a wolf
Said riding hood
But Grandma dear,
He smells so good
Burma-Shave

Makes shaving
A
Grin game
Not
A skin game
Burma-Shave

 

 

 

A shave
That's real
No cuts to heal
A soothing
Velvet after-feel
Burma-Shave

 

The cannoneers
With hairy ears
On wiry whiskers
Used tin shears
Until they found
Burma-Shave

 

The tube's
A whopper
35 cents
Easy shaving
Low expense
Burma-Shave

 

Moonlight
And roses
Whiskers
Like Moses
Just don't go together
Burma-Shave

 

The millionth man
Has joined
Our ranks
Of happy shavers
Many thanks!
Burma-Shave

 

Travelers!
All
You need is
A razor
And
Burma-Shave

 

Late risers!
Shave in just
2 minutes flat
Kiss your wife
Grab your hat
Burma-Shave

 

We don't
Know how
To split an atom
But as to whiskers
Let us at 'em
Burma-Shave

 

Paper hangers
With the hives
Now can
Shave with
Carving knives
Burma-Shave

 

Wild men pulled
Their whiskers out
That's what made
Them wild
No doubt--
Burma-Shave

 

Look
Don't listen
Pop is trying
A substitute
Instead of buying
Burma-Shave

 

Little Bo-Peep
Has lost her Jeep
It struck
A truck
When she went to sleep
Burma-Shave

 

A man
A miss
A car--a curve
He kissed the miss
And missed the curve
Burma-Shave

 

Whiskers
Easy come,
You know
Why not make them
Easy go?
Burma-Shave

 

Bargain hunters
Gather 'round
For fifty cents
Still
Half a pound
Burma-Shave


No price increase

Other things have
Gone sky high
Half a dollar
Still will buy
Half pound jar
Burma-Shave


No price increase

From New York town
To Pumpkin Holler
Still
Half a pound
For half a dollar
Burma-Shave


No price increase

A big
Improvement
Since the war
Is now on sale
In your drug store
Burma-Shave


No price increase

Tube immense
Still
35 cents
Easy shaving
Low expense
Burma-Shave


No price increase

Every day
We do
Our part
To make your face
A work of art
Burma-Shave

 

The bearded lady
Tried a jar
She's now
A famous
Movie star
Burma-Shave

 

Jonah took
No brush
To mop his face
Where Jonah went
He needed space
Burma-Shave

 

The game laws
Ought to
Let you shoot
The bird who hands you
A substitute
Burma-Shave

 

Bachelor's quarters
Dog on the rug
Whiskers to blame
No one
To hug
Burma-Shave

 

Bristly beard
Or silky fuzz
Just shave 'em back
To where
They was
Burma-Shave

 

Tho living costs
Are upward bound
Four bits
Still buys
Half a pound
Burma-Shave

 

Pity all
The mighty Caesars
They pulled
Each whisker out
With tweezers
Burma-Shave

 

Lather was used
By Daniel Boone
He lived
A 100 years
Too soon
Burma-Shave

 

Beneath this stone
Lies Elmer Gush
Tickled to death
By his shaving brush
Burma-Shave

 

College boys!
Your courage muster
Shave off
That fuzzy
Cookie duster


Burma-Shave

Every second
Without fail
Some store
Rings up
Another sale
Burma-Shave

 

That "pink toothbrush"
Is a curse
But that pink razor's
A darn sight worse
Use
Burma-Shave

 

Noah had whiskers
In the ark
But he wouldn't get by
On a bench
In the park
Burma-Shave

 

His face was smooth
And cool as ice
And oh Louise!
He smelled
So nice
Burma-Shave

 

Water heater
Out of kilter
Try the brushless
Whisker
Wilter
Burma-Shave

 

Helps
Your budget
Hold it's ground
Half a dollar
Half a pound
Burma-Shave

 

Dewhiskered
Kisses
Defrost
The
Misses
Burma-Shave

 

With 200 kinds
From which to choose
2 million men
Prefer
To use
Burma-Shave

 

Avoid the store
Which claims
You should
Buy something else
That's just as good
Burma-Shave

 

If you think
She likes
Your bristles
Walk bare-footed
Through some thistles
Burma-Shave

 

Grandpa's beard
Was stiff and coarse
And that's what
Caused his
Fifth divorce
Burma-Shave

 

Cutie invited
Varsity hop
Guy full
Of whiskers
Party a flop
Burma-Shave

 

It took years
To perfect
For you
A brushless cream
That's greaseless too
Burma-Shave

 

I just joined
The young man said
A nudist camp
Is my face red?
No! I use
Burma-Shave

 

20 miles per gal.
Says well-known car
To go 10,000
Miles per gal
By half-pound jar
Burma-Shave

 

Hear about
The jolly tar
It smelled so good
He ate
A jar
Burma-Shave

 

Cooties love
Bewhiskered places
Cuties love the
Smoothest faces
Shaved by
Burma-Shave

 

Free! Free!!
A trip
To Mars
For 900
Empty jars
Burma-Shave

 

After one trial
You'll want more
At the next
Good drug store
15 for 25 cents
Burma-Shave Blades

 

Here's the winning
Shaving team
The perfect blade
The perfect cream
Burma-Shave Blades


Burma-Shave

Sharpest blade
Ever made
Comfort speed
Guaranteed
15 for 25 cents
Burma-Shave Blades

 

Hardly a driver
Is now alive
Who passed
On hills
At 75
Burma-Shave

 

Darling I am
Growing old
Nonsense!
Do as you
Are told -- get
Burma-Shave

 

A whiskered gent
At a bazaar
Paid for
A kiss
But got a jar
Burma-Shave

 

Drive like
A railroad engineer
Take it easy
When the road's
Not clear
Burma-Shave

 

Mirror on
The bathroom wall
What's the
Smoothest shave
Of all?
Burma-Shave

 

Try a tube
The cream
That's in it
Is making friends
A man a minute
Burma-Shave

 

Soap's
That irritate
Their mugs
Turn jolly gents
To jitterbugs
Burma-Shave

 

Past
Schoolhouses
Take it slow
Let the little
Shavers grow
Burma-Shave

 

Mom and Pop
Are feeling gay
Baby said
As plain
As day

Burma-Shave

Listen shavers
Knock on wood
When offered
Something
"Just as good"
Burma-Shave

 

Bargain hunters
Gather 'round
Fifty cents
Buys
Half a pound
Burma-Shave

 

From New York town
To Pumpkin Holler
It's half a pound
For
Half a dollar
Burma-Shave

 

Political pull
May be
Of use
For razor pull
There's no excuse
Burma-Shave

 

Free
Illustrated
Jingle book
In every
Package
Burma-Shave

 

You'll love your wife
You'll love her paw
You'll even love
Your mother-in-law
If you use
Burma-Shave

 

For painting
Cow-shed
Barn or fence
That shaving brush
Is just immense
Burma-Shave

 

When the jar
Is empty
Wife begins to sing
"For spices, jam & jelly
That jar is just the thing"
Burma-Shave

 

Lawyers, doctors
Sheiks and bakers
Mountaineers and undertakers
Make their bristly beards behave
By using brushless
Burma-Shave

 

Several million
Modern men
Will never go back
To the brush again
Burma-Shave

 

Little shavers
Don't overlook
Illustrated
Jingle book
In every package
Burma-Shave

 

It's not toasted
It's not dated
But look out --
It's imitated
Insist on
Burma-Shave

 

Shaving brush
Was like
Old rover
When he died
He died all over
Burma-Shave

 

Wise old Sandy
Shopped around
This is what
Old Sandy found
50 cents buys half a pound
Burma-Shave

 

The answer to
A maiden's
Prayer
Is not a chin
Of stubby hair
Burma-Shave

 

Shaving brush
Don't you cry
You'll be a
Shoe dauber
By and by
Burma-Shave

 

Within this vale
Of toil
And sin
Your head grows bald
But not your chin -- use
Burma-Shave

 

Free offer! Free offer!
Rip a fender
Off your car
Mail it in for
A half-pound jar
Burma-Shave

 

Everything
In it
Is fine
For the
Skin
Burma-Shave

 

He played
A sax
Had no B.O.
But his whiskers scratched
So she let him go
Burma-Shave

 

Bridge prize
For men
Just half a buck
Try it, hostess
Change your luck
Burma-Shave

 

Thrifty shavers
Now are found
Buying shaves
By the pound
One lb. jar 85 cents
Burma-Shave

 

You know
Your onions
Lettuce suppose
This beets 'em all
Don't turnip your nose
Burma-Shave

 

Tube
Immense
35 cents
Easy shaving
Low expense
Burma-Shave

 

Keep well
To the right
Of the oncoming car
Get your close shaves
From the half-pound jar
Burma-Shave

 

Be a modern
Paul Revere
Spread the news
From ear
To ear
Burma-Shave

 

Whiskers long
Made Samson strong
But Samson's gal
She done
Him wrong
Burma-Shave

 

At Xmas time
And birthdays too
We solve
Your problems right
For you -- give
Burma-Shave

 

Half a buck
Half a pound
No substitute
Is ever found
For
Burma-Shave

 

Enthusiastic user
Henry J. McLass
Spreads our product
On the lawn
When he cuts the grass
Burma-Shave

 

The happy golfer
Find with glee
The shave
That suits him
To a tee
Burma-Shave

 

Eeny-meeny
Miny-mo
Save your skin
Your time
Your dough
Burma-Shave

 

Shaving brush
Is out of date
Use the
Razor's
Perfect mate
Burma-Shave

 

If substitution
He should try
Just look that clerk
Right in the eye
And bellow
Burma-Shave

 

Riot at
Drug store
Calling all cars
100 customers
99 jars
Burma-Shave

 

To get
Away from
Hairy apes
Ladies jump
From fire escapes
Burma-Shave

 

Special treatment
Every hair
Holds it up
And cuts
It square
Burma-Shave

 

Your razor
Floats thru
The hair
With the
Greatest of ease
Burma-Shave

 

Ed's face
Is rough
And rugged
Ed's wife
Doesn't hug Ed
Burma-Shave

 

Shaving brush
And soapy smear
Went out of
Style with
Hoops my dear
Burma-Shave

 

To every man
His shave
Is best
Until he makes
The final test
Burma-Shave

 

Smith Brothers
Would look immense
If they'd just
Cough up 50 cents
For half pound jar
Burma-Shave

 

Jimmie said a naughty word
Jimmie's mother overheard
Soapsuds? No!
He preferred
Burma-Shave

 

Congressman Pipp
Lost the election
Babies he kissed
Had no protection
To win -- use
Burma-Shave

 

Let's give the
Clerk a hand
Who never
Palms off
Another brand
Burma-Shave

 

His tenor voice
She thought divine
Till whiskers
Scratched
Sweet Adeline
Burma-Shave

 

Old McDonald
On the farm
Shaved so hard
He broke his arm
Then he bought
Burma-Shave

 

As you journey
Down the years
Your mirror is
The glass that cheers
If you use
Burma-Shave

 

Cheer cheer
The gang's
All here
Riding along
Three million strong for
Burma-Shave

 

When you drive
If caution ceases
You are apt
To rest
In pieces
Burma-Shave

 

All little rhyming
Jokes aside
Don't be content
Until you've
Tried
Burma-Shave

 

You can't reach 80
Hale and hearty
By driving 80
Home from
The party
Burma-Shave

 

Substitutes and
Imitations
Send 'em to
Your wife's
Relations
Burma-Shave

 

He married Grace
With scratchy face
He only
Got one day
Of Grace!
Burma-Shave

 

College cutie
Pigskin hero
Bristly Kiss
Hero
Zero
Burma-Shave

 

Buy a jar
Take it from me
There's so
Much in it
The last half's free
Burma-Shave

 

He's the boy
The gals forgot
His line
Was smooth
His chin was not
Burma-Shave

 

Put your brush
Back on the shelf
The darn thing
Needs a
Shave itself
Burma-Shave

 

It's best for
One who hits
The bottle
To let another
Use the throttle
Burma-Shave

 

Don't pass cars
On curve or hill
If the cops
Don't get you
Morticians will
Burma-Shave

 

Give hand signals
To those behind
They don't know
What's in
Your mind
Burma-Shave

 

 

 

Tho tough
And rough
From wind and wave
Your cheek grows sleek
With
Burma-Shave

 

Film protects
Your neck
And chin
So your razor
Won't dig in
Burma-Shave

 

A shave
That's real
No cuts to heal
A soothing
Velvet after-feel
Burma-Shave

 

If hugging
On highways
Is your sport
Trade in your car
For a davenport
Burma-Shave

 

In cupid's little
Bag of trix
Here's the one
That clix
With chix
Burma-Shave

 

A guy
Who wants
To middle-aisle it
Must never scratch
His little Violet
Burma-Shave

 

Every day
We do
Our part
To make your face
A work of art
Burma-Shave

 

Thrifty jars for
Stay at homes
Handy tubes
For him
Who roams
Burma-Shave

 

We don't
Know how
To split an atom
But as to whiskers
Let us at 'em
Burma-Shave

 

If you want
A hearty squeeze
Get our
Female
Anti-freeze
Burma-Shave

 

Can't shave daily?
Tender hide?
Now be honest
Have you
Tried
Burma-Shave

 

The chick
He wed
Let out a whoop
Felt his chin and
Flew the coop
Burma-Shave

 

Give the guy
The toe of your boot
Who tries
To hand you
A substitute for
Burma-Shave

 

Ruddy cheeks
And face
Of tan
Neatly shaven
What a man!
Burma-Shave

 

If your hubby
Trumps your ace
Here's something
That will
Save his face
Burma-Shave

 

Mug and brush
Old Adam
Had 'em
Is your husband
Like Adam, Madam?
Burma-Shave

 

25 prizes
Every week
Thruout the football season
You'll find you'd rather
Use no lather
B'golly there's a reason
Burma-Shave

 

To shaving brush
I need
Not cling
I will not hush
Of thee I sing
Burma-Shave

 

Hit 'em high
Hit 'em low
It's action rooters crave
Millions boast -- millions toast
The All-American shave
Burma-Shave

 

He had the ring
He had the flat
But she felt his chin
And that
Was that
Burma-Shave

 

Your beauty, boys
Is just
Skin deep
What skin you've got
You ought to keep
Burma-Shave

 

The answer to
A shaver's dream
A greaseless
No brush
Shaving cream
Burma-Shave

 

When cutting
Whiskers
You don't need
To leave one half
Of them for seed
Burma-Shave

 

Golfers!
Hole in one
Is quite a feat
Unless that hole
Is in your meat
Burma-Shave

 

If you
And whiskers
Do hobnob
Some sailor gob
Will steal your squab
Burma-Shave

 

If you're just
An average man
Wanting to look
The best you can
Use
Burma-Shave

 

The cream
Preserves
Pa's razor blade
The jar preserves
Ma's marmalade
Burma-Shave

 

From Saskatoon
To Alabam'
You hear men praise
The shave
What am
Burma-Shave

 

Stomach ache!
Doctor --
Toothache!
Dentist --
Whiskers!
Burma-Shave

 

Bathroom shelf
Surprises me
From shaving clutter
It's now free
I'm using
Burma-Shave

 

Salesmen, tourists
Camper-outers
All you other
Whisker-sprouters
Don't forget your
Burma-Shave

 

Paper hangers
With the hives
Now can
Shave with
Carving knives
Burma-Shave

 

Romances are wrecked
Before they begin
By a hair
On the coat
Or a lot on the chin
Burma-Shave


He cried
And felt his chin
'Twas just another
Easy win for
Burma-Shave

 

Fire! Fire!
Keep cool
Be brave
Just grab
Your pants and
Burma-Shave

 

A silky cheek
Shaved smooth
And clean
Is not obtained
With a mowing machine
Burma-Shave

 

Cheek to cheek
They meant to be
The lights went out
And so did he
He needed
Burma-Shave

 

Henry the Eighth
Prince of friskers
Lost five wives
But kept
His whiskers
Burma-Shave

 

Henry the Eighth

had lots of trouble

Short term wives

and long term stubble

Burma-Shave

 

All these years
Your skin
Has dried
Why not moisten
Up your hide
Burma-Shave

 

Holler!
Half a pound
For half a dollar
Isn't that
A cheerful earful?
Burma-Shave

 

Drive
With care
Be alive
When you
Arrive
Burma-Shave

 

Week-old beard
So masked his face
His bull dog
Chased him
Off the place
Burma-Shave

 

Little Willie
Modern soul
Busted Papa's
Brush and bowl
Nice work Willie
Burma-Shave

 

'Mid rising
Taxes
Soaring rents
Still half a pound
For fifty cents
Burma-Shave

 

Substitutes!
Smooth guys sell 'em
Easy marks use 'em
Well groomed men
Always refuse 'em
Burma-Shave

 

Every
Sheba
Wants a sheik
Strong of muscle
Smooth of cheek
Burma-Shave

 

If HER whiskers
Scratched YOUR cheek
You would
Send her out
To seek
Burma-Shave

 

The cannibals
Took just one view
And said
He looks too nice
To stew
Burma-Shave

 

You've laughed
At our signs
For many a mile
Be a sport
Give us a trial
Burma-Shave

 

If harmony
Is what
You crave
Then get
A tuba
Burma-Shave

 

The burma girls
In Mandalay
Dunk bearded lovers
In the bay
Who don't use
Burma-Shave

 

Kids! Attention!
44 best jingles
Used so far
In jingle book
With tube or jar
Burma-Shave

 

Men
Who've tested
Every brand
Are just the ones
Who now demand
Burma-Shave

 

It's in
The bag
Of every man
Who travels
Lightly as he can
Burma-Shave

 

My neck was sore
In front before
And also
Sore behind
Before
Burma-Shave

 

The crowd
You see
Around that store
Are Burma-Shavers
Buying more
Burma-Shave

 

Fingers were made
Before brushes --
Use 'em
They're much safer
You can't lose 'em
Burma-Shave

 

No pulling
At the whisker base
A soothing film
Protects
Your face
Burma-Shave

 

Don't take
A curve
At 60 per
We hate to lose
A customer
Burma-Shave

 

If you have
A double chin
You've two
Good reasons
To begin using
Burma-Shave

 

 
 

Compiled and edited by Kathy Weiser/Legends of Americaupdated March, 2017.

 

 

Also See:

 

The Old Harvey House Hotels & Cafes

Signs of the Mother Road

Stuckey's is Reborn!

Valentine Diners Across the Mother Road

The Whiting Brothers Empire

 

 

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