Are you going to disagree with this guy? Point out some inconsistency in the ad's copy? He's too happy. And he's one pat-of-butter comment from snapping into a produce rage. He learned a lot in the war about he could hurt another man with a cob of corn, after all. And if he has to listen to his boss, or his wife, or you, one more time ...

Golden Glow was sold by the John F. Jelke family to Unilever in 1948 for $16 or 25 million.

The family's story became a tragic soap opera. There's a fatal plane crash, a compulsory prostitution charge, several psychiatric admissions, an heir's erratic behavior and suicide. It's a curious place where Napoleon III, Nixon and LSD intersect in the history of humanity.

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