A little lade from Newfoundland had worked in and around family dairy
since she was old enough to walk with hours of hard work and little
When the new-on-market canned Carnation Milk became available in grocery
stores, approximately in the 1940s, she read an advertisement offering
$5000. for the best slogan.
The producers wanted a rhyme beginning with
"Carnation Milk is best of all."
She said to herself, "I know all about milk and dairy farms.I can do
She sent in her entry and about a week later, a black limo drove up in
front of her house.
A man got out and said, "Carnation loved your entry
so much, we are here to award you $1000, even though we will never be
able to use it."
Here is her entry:
"Carnation milk is best of all, no tits to pull, no shit to haul, no
buckets to wash, no hay to pitch, just poke a hole in the