Click to subscribe to the RSS feed Click to be taken to the twitter page. Click to be taken to the Facebook page Click to subscribe to the podcast Click to be taken to the YouTube channel

Dear Charmin

Christopher L. Jorgensen
P.O. Box 546
Ames, IA 50010

May 5, 2008

c/o Procter & Gamble
1 Procter & Gamble Plaza
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Dear Charmin,

Now that Mr. Whipple is dead, is it OK to squeeze the Charmin, or is this behavior we should still avoid?


Christopher L. Jorgensen

This site in book form. Buy it now!



The Procter & Gamble
Distributing LLC
PO Box 559
Cincinnati, OH 45201

Ref: 5729925

Christopher L. Jorgensen
P.O. Box 93042
Des Moines, IA 50393


Dear Mr. Jorgensen,

Thanks for sharing your interest in Mr. Whipple.  Here are some interesting facts:
Dick Wilson did commercials for Charmin for many years as George Whipple. His tag line was … ‘Please don’t squeeze the Charmin’. He passed away November 19, 2007 at the age of 91.  Mr. Wilson made more than 500 commercials as Mr. Whipple. He retired in 1985 but P&G brought him back for an encore commercial in 1999. The single ad showed Wilson ‘coming out of retirement’ against the advice of his golfing and poker buddies for one more chance to sell a new Charmin. Thanks for getting in touch with us.



[handwriting font signature]

P&G Consumer Relations
Consumer Care Site C

Scans of the letter from Charmin


My original letter went to:

c/o Procter & Gamble
1 Procter & Gamble Plaza
Cincinnati, OH 45202

When you write your letter, send it to whichever address tickles your bum.

I was too busy writing letters to get all clever here! If I’d known Mr. Whipple played poker, I might have left the poor man to rest in peace (and if you believe that one you’re likely to call a three seven off suit preflop!).

Damn, P&G is cool! They make my toothpaste, my cat food, my laundry detergent, my potato chips, my facial razor, my coffee, and all the best sex toys! I really shouldn’t be screwing with these guys.

They were kind enough to send along some coupons, but they were for metamucil. Even as old as I am I have years before I’ll need that!

By Christopher L. Jorgensen


Have a comment? Put a stamp on an envelope and drop it in the mail to:

Christopher L. Jorgensen
PO Box 546
Ames, IA 50010

Be sure to mention what letter your comment applies to. Adding some cash with your correspondence is a good thing. You can email me at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) if you must.

Latest Replies:

Other points of interest:


The logo of the Randazza Legal Group. Click to visit their site.