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    Creepily cheap

    I'm searching for some wordplay regarding Halloween and a special price offer. My first idea was "creepily cheap" which is the word-for-word translation from German to English but I'm not sure if the expression conveys the intended meaning.
    I suppose it's rather negative and does not hit the nail on the head.

    Any comments on it or any other suggestion would be greatly appreciated!

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    Re: Creepily cheap

    Quote Originally Posted by Snowcake View Post
    I'm searching for some wordplay regarding Halloween and a special price offer. My first idea was "creepily cheap" which is the word-for-word translation from German to English but I'm not sure if the expression conveys the intended meaning.
    I suppose it's rather negative and does not hit the nail on the head.

    Any comments on it or any other suggestion would be greatly appreciated!
    Your suggestion seems OK. You could also use "frighteningly cheap" or "scarily cheap".

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    Re: Creepily cheap

    Alliterative slogans work well for this purpose:

    'Chillingly cheap', 'bloodcurdling bargains', 'spooky specials', scary sales'.

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