Editorial: Don't know his name, do know his voice

You have probably never heard of Elmer Dresslar Jr, who has died aged 80. He was a talented musical artist who made 15 albums with The Singers Unlimited. But his legacy is based on just three words, "Ho, ho, ho", which he first recorded almost 40 years ago for the Green Giant ads. They never brought him fame but, as his daughter recalls: "They put me and my sister through college."