Fun fact: The earliest known cigar is from an image on a 10th century Mayan pot. So if cavemen smoked cigars, they probably used their caves as humidors, but this is purely speculation on my part.
Another fun fact: It’s also highly unlikely cavemen ever used clubs.
Trivia: A skilled male cigar roller is called a torcedor.
Trivia: “Close, but no cigar.” Its origin comes from being screwed over by a carnie. As for “Give that man a cigar,” same place but with a happy ending.
“She’s right behind me, isn’t she.”
Partial ad from a vintage mag that got me to thinking I should start collecting some of these things.
Say hello to Spud, America’s first menthol cigarette brand.
And no, this name was not focus group tested.
Read its lovely history here.
Marlboro magazine ad from 1964
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