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My kind of mom!  I also got Anisette liquor for any dental work, or for just feeling existential angst....

Vintage cola advertisement by the Soda Pop Board of America: 'For a better start in life, start Cola earlier!' How things change!

vintage everyday: 40 Ridiculous and Outrageous Ads From The Past That Offend Women

"Maybe men respect them - but, believe me, they don't admire DISHPAN HANDS!" -- Brides Nowadays say they want to KEEP romance so THEY are not going to risk dishpan hands.


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Old Vintage AD Beautiful but dumb, she has never learned the first rule of lasting charm a long-lasting deodorant, ODO-Ro-Do

Wait, what if we tried allowing her to have a fulfilling and intellectually stimulating career life? Nah, that's silly.

'when boredom and emotional fatigue bring on "housewife headache"' - anacin tablets, 1969

According to Tangee in the 1930s, a woman's lips could be too red, smeary, glaring, and painted for a man to kiss.

Ladies he will only kiss you with the right lipstick - Selling Shame: 20 Outrageously Offensive Vintage Ads

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World War 2 Poster, "I've found the job where I fit best!" find your war job in industry, agriculture, business

Selling Shame: 40 Outrageous Vintage Ads Any Woman Would Find Offensive - Sofisty Hair style

Excuses Nightshirt, 1971 "I wonder if they covered this one: 3 meltdowns, one temper tantrum & waited in the waiting room for over an hour.

So pure no harm can come from it.As funny as this sound, my mother-in-law told me when she was young, the doctor told her to drink two beers a day for 3 days. It has been 5 yrs since her death.

vintage smoking ad

From the silly and male chauvinistic, to the dirty deceptive lies, here are some of the most ridiculous vintage print ads ever made by the Mad Men of advertising.

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11 Horrifyingly Offensive Vintage Ads

Don't humiliate your husband with dishpan hands. Back then, men left on account of dishpan hands and smelly vaginas.

You can learn a lot by looking back at old advertising. It’s interesting to see what used to work, what still works today, and what would never work anymore due to cultural changes. Chemcraft Atomic Atomic energy has never been … safer?   Phil A. O’Fish – 1976 McDonald’s Phil A. O’Fish is such a …

hershey's advertisement I have a Recipe Book with same boy and girl with out Cocoa box or Baking chocolate on it and it is dated Karen

Gosh, Yes - Vintage Ads!

Gosh, Yes - Vintage Ads!