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1986: Fresh Water in the Old Days

Melting snow was a good way to get clean water back in the day. It still is, in a pinch.

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1961: Marriage Will End Your Career Forever

Remember: This is the conclusion of the plotline in which the girl had a Terrible Secret, which turned out to be that she was a famous actress. This is not a deal-breaker to most men. However, her agent wouldn’t let … Continue reading

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1961: Mistake in the Globe

Notice anything odd about this 1961 comics page? The guy’s totally right. Marriage sure killed Liz Taylor’s career.

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1986: High Tech Solutions to Low-Tech Problems

I’ve never milked a cow before, but I imagine getting whapped by a cow’s tail wouldn’t be pleasant.

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1961: Revelation of the Terrible Terrible Secret

At last, the terrible secret of the French girl in 1961′s Abbie ‘n’ Slats is revealed! That’s right, friends. She’s an actress. Because that’s totally a dealbreaker for most guys.

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1940: Minn. Governor Wants Higher Office

Harold Stassen, governor of Minnesota, evidently was a perennial candidate for other offices, including that of the U.S. presidency.

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1986: Cozy, Back in the Day

A cozy winter evening in the old days would be pretty much the same as it is now, but with a laptop or e-reader and an electric bulb in place of the book and lamp.

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1961: Don’t Forget the SECRET!

Don’t forget, she has a SECRET!

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1960: The Dreadful Secret Revisited

In case you forgot: She has a Terrible Secret.

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1960: French Girl Keeps Terrible Secret

A French girl was keeping a Terrible Secret in this 1960 Abbie ‘n’ Slats storyline. Ten bucks says we learn The Secret. Five bucks says it’s within a month of this comic. (Money to be paid to a local charity … Continue reading

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