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A SEATBELT SAVED
MY BROTHER JOHN
NOT HIS CAR
THAT WAS MEANT
FOR THE AUTOBAHN
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Clinton Odell Robinson
Miami, FL

Great-grandson of Clinton Odell
(the founder of Burma-Shave's
parent company, Burma Vita Corp.)
What an honor!
THOSE LITTLE SIGNS
THEY BROUGHT US JOY
BUT DON'T YOU KNOW
LIKE ALL GOOD THINGS
THEY HAD TO GO
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Karen Kohler
Waynesboro, PA

BERNARD BAILY
TOOK A CHANCE
HE SHAVED NOT ONCE
GOT NO ROMANCE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Tara Adina Einziger
Boston, MA
IF LIFE ON THE FAST LANE
IS THE WAY YOU'VE STEERED
YOU WON'T LIVE LONG
TO GROW A BEARD
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Chris Wyller
Gardner, KS

A FARMER AND A CHICKEN
DRIVING DOWN THE ROAD
THE CHICKEN LAID A GOLDEN EGG
NOW THE FARMER HAS
A NEW ABODE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Leslie Zatyko
Santa Ana, CA
NOT 90 PER
PLEASE BE A PAL
SAVE YOUR CLOSE SHAVES
JUST FOR YOUR GAL
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Dave Frykland
Redwood City, CA

WHEN DRIVING DOWN
THE ROAD OF LIFE
BETTER TO HIT THE BRAKES
THAN TO HIT YOUR WIFE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Woody Meredith
Greeneville, TN
CHRISTMAS WISHES
ON THEIR WAY
FOR THAT MERRY
CHRISTMAS DAY
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Jonathan Radant
Hutchinson, MN

SHE ASKED HIM TO SHAVE
TO THIS HE SAID "NOPE!"
NOW HE'S OUT IN THE COLD
THE POOR SILLY DOPE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Steven Piper
Neosho, MO
IF YOU'RE READING THIS
YOU BETTER STEER CLEAR
OR THE NEXT PLACE YOU STOP
JUST MIGHT BE HERE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Toice Ann Woods
Kansas City, MO

IF YOU'RE IN A HURRY
AND RUN THE RED
WE MAY NEED SOMEONE
TO BURY THE DEAD
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Victor R. Eshem
Chester, VA
OH HOW SWEET
BUT OH HOW BITTER
WHEN YOU KISS AN OLD
TOBACCO SPITTER
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Dennis Sullivan
Lafayette, LA

USING ANOTHER BRAND CREAM
WON'T MAKE SHAVING RIGHT
YOUR FIVE O'CLOCK SHADOW
WILL LOOK MORE LIKE MIDNIGHT
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Larry Fiore
Florissant, MO
"CLYDE?" SAID BONNIE
"MY SWEET GUY
THAT BEARD WON'T FOOL
THE F. B. I."
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
John Jewitt
Canterbury, England

THEY MET AT A RESORT
AND THEN THEY KISSED
LONG TERM STUBBLE
SHORT TERM TRYST
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Bonnie Baker
Louisville, KY
JOHN WAS GASSED
AND DRIVING CARS
NOW HE'S LOOKING
THROUGH THE BARS
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Ronald Davis
Tulsa, OK

READING THOSE SIGNS
ALONG THE ROADS
MADE CAR TRIPS FUN
I MISS THOSE ODES!
WHERE'S MY
BURMA-SHAVE?

Submitted by
Martha Dervish
Lake Mary, FL
LAWN MOWER DUDE
NOT TOO SMART!  DUH!
PASSED THE EDGE
AND HE GAVE THE
BERM  A  SHAVE

Submitted by
Startcap'n Ra
Tempe, AZ

HIS ELECTRIC RAZOR
TUGGED AND BURNED
THAT'S THE REASON
THAT HE TURNED
TO BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Patrick G. Lehrman
Westmont, IL
A ROADTRIP WITH THE KIDS
SURE TO BE A BLAST
BUT THEY DO NOT GET ANY BETTER
BY GOING SO FAST
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Alisa Scheps
Fort Worth, TX

WHY ARE YOU SPEEDING?
AFRAID YOU'LL BE LATE?
SATAN DON'T NEED YOU
AND HEAVEN CAN WAIT
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Jim Glover
Kanab, UT
MA LOVED PA
PA LOVED WIMMIN
MA CAUGHT PA
WITH TWO IN SWIMMIN'
HERE LIES PA
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Calvin Stone
Holden, WV

DON'T KEEP HER WAITIN'
BUT THINK OF THIS
A CLOSER SHAVE
ANOTHER KISS
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Steve Ball
Seattle, WA
WHEN HIS BEARD
BIT THE DUST
THE PRIME SUSPECT
WASN'T A
SHAVING BRUSH
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Brian Buckner
London, U.K.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
WAS FICTION
HAIRY FACES
JUST CAUSE FRICTION
TAME THAT BEARD WITH
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
John Eggerton
Washington, D.C.
SHE HAD A GUY
A HANDSOME PRINCE
HE DIDN'T SHAVE
HASN'T SEEN HIM SINCE!
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Carole Gregory
Toronto, Canada

LAY OFF THE GAS
IT'S NOT A RACE
UNLESS YOU'RE GOING
TO SHAVE YOUR FACE
WITH BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Scott Stancik
Lanoka Harbor, NJ
WHAT IS
AIN'T NO MORE
BECAUSE HE PUT
THE PEDAL TO THE FLOOR
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Joan Arndt
Oxford, MI

THOUGH TOUGH THE BEARD
THAT NATURE GAVE
IT FEELS LIKE DOWN
WITH
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
D. J. Loschen
York, NE
WAS DRIVING TOO FAST
JUST ME AND MINE
AND NOW WE REST
BENEATH THIS SIGN
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Kyle Shideler
Shanghai, People's Republic of China

THE TURKEY HAS
AN UNUSUAL TASTE
BURMA-SHAVE WAS
USED TO BASTE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Frank Godfrey
Janesville, WI
OF THINGS PAST
I MISS MOST
THE WORDS
OF WISDOM
ON THE POST
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Glen Syring
Stevens Point, WI

DRIVE CAREFULLY
DON'T CROSS THE DOUBLE LINES
OR YOUR NEXT HOME
WILL BE MADE OF PINE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Wayne Braisher
Bakersfield, CA
THESE RHYMES ARE EASY
YES IT'S TRUE
IF I CAN WRITE THEM
SO CAN YOU
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
David Karst
Springfield, VA

MY WIFE
GAVE ME MUCH STRIFE
SAYS I LOOK LIKE
I SHAVE WITH A DRY KNIFE
I'LL USE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Mark R. Beckman
Cincinnati, OH
WANT THE LOVE
THAT YOU HAVE MISSED?
USE BURMA-SHAVE
AND YOU'LL GET KISSED
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
"Aunt Susan"
Yakima, WA

WHEN BURMA-SHAVE
WAS ALL THE RAVE
OUR FOLKS TOOK US ON A CAR TRIP
I HOPE IT'S STILL AROUND
WHEN WE'RE TRAVELING ON A STARSHIP
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Patty
Tulsa, OK
THE DRINK
YOU LEAVE ALONE
MAY SAVE A LIFE
YOUR OWN!
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
S. Bachner
Highwood, IL

Actual signage using this verse is displayed in Lake Forest, Illinois and sponsored by S.A.D.D.
(Students Against Drunk Driving).

THOSE GOOD OLD SIGNS
FROM AN EARLIER AGE
CAUSED MANY A CHUCKLE
NOT ROAD RAGE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
A. Colburn
Everett, WA
DROPPED OUT OF SCHOOL
AND GOT A CAR
BUT DROP-OUTS REALLY
DON'T GO TOO FAR
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Andrew Harrell
Macclenny, FL

OTHER SHAVES CLAIM
TO BE GOOD
OUR SHAVES DO
WHAT SHAVES SHOULD
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Barry Deva
Croydon, England
GET OUT THE RAZOR
WET YOUR CHIN
FOR WHEN IT'S GONE
YOUR GAL WILL RUSH IN
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Chuck Young
Magnolia, AR

HERE LIES THE BODY
OF BENJAMIN FRAKE
STEPPED ON THE GAS
INSTEAD OF THE BRAKE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Michael Pratley
Frankfort, MI
WE PLEAD GUILTY
WHENEVER WE'RE TRIED
TO FIRST DEGREE . . .
STUBBLE-CIDE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Aine Ransome
Clonakilty, Ireland

RED RIDING HOOD WOULD'VE
LET THE WOLF IN
IF HE'D USED US
ON HIS CHINNY CHIN CHIN
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Chuck Wont
Weisbaden, Germany
IF HER HAND
YOU HOPE TO WIN
SHAVE THOSE WHISKERS
OFF YOUR CHIN
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Rebecca Gallogly
Tacoma, WA

IF YOUR TIRES SQUEAL
AROUND THE CURVE
THE CAUSE COULD BE
LESS BRAINS THAN NERVE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Donald E. Milton
Bellevue, NE
BURMA-SHAVE HAS GONE AWAY
SHAVING CREAM HAS SEEN ITS DAY
CARS ARE GOING WAY TOO FAST
ALL THE ROADSIDE FUN IS PAST
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
John N. Thilges
Dixon, MO

HE TYPED ON HIS LAPTOP
TO KEEP BUSINESS THRIVING
AND RAN OFF THE ROAD
TOO BAD HE WAS DRIVING
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Rex Breeland
Dallas, TX
MY MACHO MAN
BEARD SO TOUGH
COULDN'T KISS
STUBBLE TOO ROUGH
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Sparky Hall
Hernando, FL

CANNY SCOTSMEN
NOW BUY FOREIGN
NO MORE STUBBLED CHINS
NO MORE HAIRY SPORRANS
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Rick Ebdon
Oban, Scotland

My first glance at Rick's verse had me
running to my dictionary. Turned out to
be a winner AND I learned a new word.

WE GAVE DAISY DUCK
A DOUBLE THRILL
REMOVED DONALD'S STUBBLE
REDUCED DONALD'S BILL
BURMA-SHAVE



Submitted by
Margaret Devaney
Sligo, Ireland

ASTRONAUTS SOARING
THROUGH OUTER SPACE
DON'T WANT WHISKERS
ON THEIR FACE
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Lee McKay
Lake Louise, Canada
HERE I AM
DOWN ON ONE KNEE
ASKING YOU
JEANNE
WILL YOU MARRY ME?
BURMA-SHAVE

Submitted by
Jon Zucker
Willow Grove, PA

Jon proposed marriage to his wife Jeanne using this verse displayed on Burma-Shave-style signs at the Great Adventure theme park on October 19, 1996. Check out their fun and touching full story of his proposal by clicking on the hearts. Check out their story!

WE'VE HAD MANY WINNERS
SINCE THIS CONTEST'S BEGUN
(9/7/97)
SEND ME YOUR CREATION
AND YOU TOO MAY HAVE WON!
BURMA-SHAVE

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