[LMB] bottled water - entirely OT:

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Mon Sep 23 21:39:20 BST 2013


On Sep 23, 2013, at 12:04 PM, Elizabeth Holden <azurite at rogers.com> wrote:

>> No, you haven't paid attention to the ads.  They sell bottled water as an end in itself.  And, they say, 
>> their water is *healthier* than tap.
> 
> They do?  Can they prove it?  I'm sure some bottled water is better than some tap water, and vice versa.  I think medicinal claims might be hard to prove. It occurs to me that the laws about needing to prove truth in advertising might be different in the US. I don't know.  As this conversation continues I realize I have never seen an ad for bottled water, or if I have, I paid so little attention that I don't remember it.


Now, I remember people making claims about imported mineral water - but that was a long time ago.


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