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    Default I didn't understand it

    Does anyone know a TV commercial from Axe named "Susan Glenn"?

    Well, I didn't understand this excerpt:

    "The brains behind the all-time top-10 comic-book vixens only wish they could conjure a siren the likes of Susan Glenn."

    What does this sentence mean literally?
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    Default Re: I didn't understand it

    Quote Originally Posted by guliver View Post
    Anyone knows an axe commercial known as Susan Glenn?

    Well, I didn't understand this excerpt:

    "The brains behind the all-time top-10 comic-book vixens only wish they could conjure a siren the likes of Susan Glenn."

    What does this sentence mean literally?
    What on earth is an "axe commercial"? Is it really a television/cinema/billboard advert trying to get you to buy an axe? And why is a commercial known as Susan Glenn? We don't give adverts names here.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: I didn't understand it

    Quote Originally Posted by guliver View Post
    Anyone knows an axe commercial known as Susan Glenn?

    Well, I didn't understand this excerpt:

    "The brains behind the all-time top-10 comic-book vixens only wish they could conjure a siren the likes of Susan Glenn."

    What does this sentence mean literally?
    See Susan Glenn | Know Your Meme for additional information.

    "Susan Glenn" is an Internet slang term used to describe the “it” girl; she is “the one”, and usually the one that got away. Susan Glenn is considered to be all encompassing and the true definition of perfection.

    The phrase "Susan Glenn" made its Internet debut on The Online Slang Dictionary in early May 2012.

    Susan Glenn (noun): The girl, the one that got away. Not just a girl, but the girl – A female who possesses a combination of physical and behavior characteristics that make her infinitely desirable to a man or boy. Susan Glenns are held up as nearly untouchable, and their very being creates vast emotions in the men who covet them.


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    Default Re: I didn't understand it

    The sentence means that all of people who created the best women ever shown in comic books couldn't have come up with Susan.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: I didn't understand it

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    What on earth is an "axe commercial"? Is it really a television/cinema/billboard advert trying to get you to buy an axe? And why is a commercial known as Susan Glenn? We don't give adverts names here.
    "Axe" is a deodorant brand for men. See the commercial here: AXE Susan Glenn Commercial - YouTube

    The "Axe commercial with Susan Glenn" refers to an "Axe" commercial that features Susn Glenn. It would be similar to any other commercial named after a product; "The Coca-Cola commercial with the holiday bears" or "the Pepsi Cola commercial with Michael Jackson".

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    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    "Axe" is a deodorant brand for men. See the commercial here: AXE Susan Glenn Commercial - YouTube

    The "Axe commercial with Susan Glenn" refers to an "Axe" commercial that features Susn Glenn. It would be similar to any other commercial named after a product; "The Coca-Cola commercial with the holiday bears" or "the Pepsi Cola commercial with Michael Jackson".
    That makes sense now but the original post did not give "Axe" a capital letter, and "axe commercial named Susan Glenn" made no sense. Had it said "Axe commercial with Susan Glenn", I would not have been so confused!
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: I didn't understand it

    Thanks Everybody!!!!

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    Default Re: I didn't understand it

    I still have not ever heard of Susan Glenn!!! Perhaps one day...!!!

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