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There’s always room for Maxfield Parrish

Watch it wiggle, see it jiggle.

1922 Jell-O ad by Maxfield Friggin’ Parrish

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Ladies, it’s time to clip your poodles.

Not the most elegant of euphemisms, but effective nonetheless.

Clark's Poodle Clippers
Found in a 1902 issue of Country Life

The Giblet that Refreshes

The Fifties were a dark time, especially since they hadn’t yet figured out the recipe for Coca-Cola-glazed turkey.

1959 two-page Coca-Cola / Coke Thanksgiving magazine ad

“Grandma, did you forget to make the damned potatoes again?”

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when your child needs an enema…

Fleet Enema ad found in Today’s Health magazine, April 1956


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