Green Stamps, believe it or not, are still around. But like
everything else in the world they've gone virtual. You now have to
lick your monitor. But more on that later.
happened to Green Stamps?
(Yes, it's The
Straight Dope and not Snopes, because Snopes has been pushing
adware/spyware to viewers of the site, even though they said they don't. Scary, isn't it?)
Ah, S&H Green
Stamps. I remember those as a kid. Mom would get them at Publix, and have me lick
the darned things (“Wow … trippy”) into the books so we could exchange
them for valuable prizes.
I still have the 12″ globe I received from S&H.
A few months ago I remember seeing an S&H sign on the side of a building while driving
and wondering whatever became of the company (Publix no longer gives out the
stamps). And then just now I came across this ad
and had to find out.
around, virtually though. No more
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