The 10 Biggest Lies Ever Told in Advertising

Last Updated Jul 21, 2011 10:04 AM EDT

Everyone knows that advertising should be taken with a pinch of salt. If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Advertisers spin and shade the truth in their favor. But sometimes they go a few steps too far and promote products based on outright falsehoods. From bogus cancer cures to biologically impossible weight-loss gimmicks, here are the 10 biggest lies ever told in advertising.

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