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Old cigarette ad...Lucky Strike

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Oh my gosh! Thank God for science research updating society on this issue!

This is a negative ad because a cigarette company is trying to influence a pregnant mother to smoke their brand of cigarettes because they taste good and because it will make the baby skinner when it is born.

Love the Baby Ruth candy bar. This was my favorite candy bar when I was a teenager. Baby Ruth candy bar Vintage advertisement

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"Do You Inhale?" never worked as a pick-up line for sea captains. But Lucky Strike wants you to think "how important it is to be certain your cigarette smoke is pure and clean.

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This is insulting on so many levels, and, of course, she can’t even get off the phone. :( | 17 Ridiculously Sexist Vintage Ads

It replaces those pokey bones. Now if she could just get a replacement for that dickhead pulling her by the hair.

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"The harder a wife works, the cuter she looks," Kellogg's Pep for Vitamins Sexist Ad,

If you didn't use the right soap or deodorant, ads warned, your girlfriends would gossip about you behind your back. "THAT LITTLE WHISPER LEFT ME WORRIED SICK." "Let's go, Grace, I can't stay here another minute." "So, you noticed it, too!"

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If you didn't use the right soap or deodorant, ads warned, your girlfriends would gossip about you behind your back.

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!

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Don't Use Too Much or You& is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Vintage Health Ads That Actually Give Horrible Advice

Lifeguard advertisement.  From Illustrated magazine, week ending 26th May, 1951.

Say no (with your giant head & hand) to germs with the help of Lifeguard Disinfectant!

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1918 Cream of Wheat Cereal Ad ~ Edwin Brewer~ Food You Never Tire Of, Vintage Cream of Wheat Ads

Vitasafe Corporation’s Vitasafe C. F. Capsules – Do you ever wish you were single again? (1958)

Vintage Medicine Ads of the High Potency Talets.