Daily Archives: April 22, 2010

1960: I Go Steady with Stockings

I go steady with Hanes, proclaimed this 1960 advertisement. In the same newspaper was a diatribe against going steady, which was apparently considered immoral.

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1945: Babies Love Milk!

Babies love milk, declared the Benson and Sorensen Dairy in 1945. In other news, the sky is blue. Next post at 6 p.m.

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1935: Free Health Exams with Electricity

In 1935, a "specialist from Dr. Niblack’s Clinic" was offering free health examinations "with the aid of a highly specialized electric instrument." I would strongly suspect that this was quackery of some sort (not on the part of the local clinic, … Continue reading

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