Fantasy Bottled Water Brands of Tomorrow: Ogallala Water

by Gayle Leonard on Saturday, September 27, 2014

Ogallala bottled water fake parodyWe are peering into the not-so-distant future to imagine what the brand geniuses of the future will be serving up for discerning water consumers!

The Brand: Ogallala
Source: Great Plains
Why? Deep down, you know you love it. [click to continue…]

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