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Behold, the Big O!

1943 magazine ad for General Mills Cheerioats (later Cheerios)

General Mills’ Cheerioats was invented in 1941. It didn’t long for Quaker Oats to gripe about the name and threaten legal action, so Cheerioats became Cheerios in 1945. Good thing, because autocorrect hates hates hates “Cheerioats”. Continue reading

Don’t be sad — Just spray some of this on your funky hoo-ha!

My generation knew it as “that not-so-fresh feeling”, but back in 1969, it was apparently called “troublesome vaginal odors”.

Nowadays, who knows… Vaginaroma? Pussy pungence? Smelly cat? Good ol’ cooter stench?

Anyhoo, here’s how you can be an attractive, nice-to-be-with girl, thanks to Pristeen!

1969 Pristeen Feminine Hygiene Deodorant Magazine Ad

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Très bien.

Elle magazine, 1952

The stunning cover to a 1952 issue of Elle magazine from France, part of a lot of five I received several weeks ago.