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The Ajax Pixies – Colgate-Palmolive Company, NY

The Ajax Pixies were the animated advertising mascots for Ajax Cleanser produced by Colgate-Palmolive Company in New York City, New York. Introduced in 1948, the three pointy-eared pixies cavorted about kitchens and bathrooms cleaning dirty surfaces with Ajax Cleanser. The

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Lucky the Leprechaun – Minneapolis, MN

Lucky the Leprechaun – Breakfast cereal mascot created by the folks at General Mills in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Its magically delicious marshmallow treats originally came in the bite-sized shapes of hearts, moons, stars, clovers, and diamonds. In the commercials, Lucky (voiced

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The Davenport Gnome – New Haven, CT

The Davenport Gnome is the mascot for Davenport College, (aka, “D’Port”) one of the twelve residential colleges of Yale University located in New Haven, Connecticut. Students on campus wear t-shirts that proclaim, “Let’s Gnome It!” “In 1998, then junior Thomas

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