Vintage Ads You Won’t Believe Were Real

Protein Cereal Diet

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This is wrong on so many levels that it’s difficult to know where to start. No wonder there are so many people suffering from body image issues today if this is what they grew up looking at. And not to mention we all know that nobody can eat Grape Nuts without adding sugar because they taste like dirt, literally, dirt with tiny little pebbles in it.

Women Are “Something Of A Drag”

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Can you believe those words were actually put to print and then sent out with the intention of earning potential customers? Drummond Sweaters somehow came to the conclusion that belittling women by saying they might be useful, and even pleasant, indoors would help their cause. However, when you get them out on the mountain “they are something of a drag.” Needless to say, there’s a reason Drummond Sweaters isn’t a major contributor to modern day fashion.

Tiger Lady

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This very well may the most offensive ad you’ll ever see. I’m a man and I’m offended, so I can’t even imagine how the ladies must feel. It’s tough to see the small print, and you surely can’t tell based on the ridiculous picture, but it’s actually an ad for Mr. Leggs slacks. And believe it or not, it says “though she was a tiger lady, our hero didn’t have to fire one shot to floor her.” Then it gets even worse, “After one look at his Mr. Leggs slacks, she was ready to have him walk all over her.”


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