Epson Advert - January 1987
From Personal Computer World
The new Epson PC Plus. It makes others look like PC Plod
This is yet another entry in the pantheon of almost-identical beige boxes that came to define the industry for years. Unfortunately for Epson, the copywriter over-stretches the "PC Plod" metaphor, in particular by not actually understanding some of the references quoted. Best mis-quote ever: "it can run them three times faster" (Hello, hello, hello). This of course should be "'Ello, ello, ello" (normally followed by "what's all this then?") in the style of Dixon of Dock Green and every other TV-copper, rozzer,Old Bill or polizei of the 70s and 80s.
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