Boy, that airplane is flying a little close, isn’t it? The happy orange people have not seen it, though. They are just too busy enjoying their very own Pleasure Island which Dr. Pepper gave them. That’s not a bad gift, coming from a little can of soda, is it?
This is the sentence they want us to complete. Best answer takes the island (it’s in the Bahamas, apparently):
Dr. Pepper heads the list of things I’d want on my Pleasure Island because….
(a) …because otherwise I won’t win the island, will I?
(b) …because it tastes better than salt water!
(c) …because it is the perfect beverage to drink with whatever we catch or fruits that bonk us on the head.
On a closer reading, I think you are just getting a trip there – not the title deed to the island or anything. But still. That could be good. However, Dr. Pepper is not heading my particular List of Things to take to an island retreat. My list includes Things like a Kindle, dark chocolate, a reservation for luxury accommodation and a boatful of money. Oh, and Diet Coke with Lime, sorry, Dr. Pepper. (Guess I would not have won this, anyway, I wasn’t even born yet!)
How about you? What do you want to have the most on your island retreat?
[From Life, June 23, 1961, big version over here.]