Ramped up Disclaimers in Radio Commercials

What is it with those radio commercials that seem normal – until when the last five seconds are ramped up to warp speed (or 17x the speed of an auctioneer’s chant). This vexing, new phenomenon seems isolated to the part of the commercial reserved for the product’s disclaimer language, and apparently deemed not necessary for decipherability. Audio fine-print, if you will. However, these daily, ubiquitous, frenzied and deranged, airtime affronts are like bullets to my cerebral cortex, and put my brain into a temporary, epileptic, seizure-like brain freeze. You corporate commercial culprits need to have mercy on your loyal listeners. And please pass the Tegretol.

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