Bob's blog – A skeptical lawyer

Argumentum ad verecundiam – fancy Latin name for trusting experts

Posted on May 12, 2018

“I’m not a doctor, but I play one on TV.” Actor Chris Robinson – who portrayed Dr. Rick Webber on the daytime drama General Hospital – touted Vicks Formula 44 cough syrup, and the commercial actually sold a lot of syrup. In fact, the advertisement was so effective that Vicks remade it with another TV […]…Continue reading