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Herron School of Art dean Art Weber (left) accepts a donation check from the Hudepohl Brewing Company in 1977.
Winning Entry: “Let me show you how we can magnify the impact of your gift!” - Ruth Hansen
Seriously, you call this a donation? Just look how small it is. Beer business can't be that bad. You do know prohibition is over, right? You must have had one too many Hudy Delights when you wrote this....
A minor in Art Forgery Detection served the dean well--he quickly determined the check was originally a $2.50 Hudepohl beer rebate, and the addition of several zeros using pointilism techniques led directly to the neoimpressionist students responsible.
10 hours later Bob and Vernon conclusively determine early man's fire did not originate from fluorescent lamps and a magnifying glass.
Let me show you how we can magnify the impact of your gift!
"catch me if you can"
"If I just hold this magnifying glass over the amount, you should be able to read the numbers. Here, let's take it a little closer to the sunbeam coming from that window... Oh noooo....!"
Was ist das, Herr Weber? Es ist nicht genug um Ihre Stirn mit Haar zu bedecken.
Translation:What is this, Mr. Weber? It is not enough to cover your forehead with hair.
With this tie-breaking donation, beating those from Milwaukee's Best and Colt 45, mustaches would now be available for all.
Do you see what I see?
Oh… you thought we said you would be getting a raise? No no no... I said we could make the dollar amount on your payroll check increase!
"In other news, celebrity Bob Newhart was on hand to accept a check from Hudepohl Brewing Company..."
The 1970's version of "inset zoom."
Worried that this check will soon be devalued by inflation? Watch THIS!!
It's not a million dollars from Publishers Clearing House, but with this magnifying glass, the check is just as big.
You too can have this natural looking toupe for the low, low price of...
Objects in the mirror are closer than they appear.