Month: January 2021

bathing beauty and duck matchbook
Posted in The Matchbooks

The case for indoor plumbing

Here’s another gem from the Owl Cafe. This country gal is presumably trying to get cleaned up some in that there barrel tub, but this…

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Motorists in love postcard
Posted in Back in My Day Love and War files The postcards

Not a good idea to drive like that

This old postcard is cute and all, and the young lady has no choice but to sit close in this loveseat-equipped jalopy. When I was…

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Posted in Love and War files The postcards

When the trouble started; jungle cat edition

So my wife says, “Why did this lady take a tiger to the beach?” I take the postcard and stare at it. “There’s a tiger…

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Sad Quarantined wife
Posted in Love and War files

How to cheer up a spouse

Teresa has been getting down in the dumps about the restrictions imposed on daily activities by this stupid COVID bug. We have been able to…

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Paul Peterson She Cant find her keys
Posted in Observations

I hope she has mace in her purse.

This old tune is about a couple going on a date, they get to her door, but his hopes for a goodnight kiss are dashed,…

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Antique CPR assist device
Posted in The postcards

I’m not putting my mouth on that dude!

It’s a good thing that they changed the CPR to chest compressions only, (To the tune of “Stayin’ Alive” just by coincidence) – With this…

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Posted in The Trains

The Floral Forest

I saw somewhere where a guy substituted floral foam for Woodland Scenics ground cover… Look how it turned out! Just take a block of that…

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Posted in The Advertising

She’s very dry

What is the deal with these “Hollywood” bikinis? The add to send away for the pattern says it’s for “sunning and posing” – BUT NOT…

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Lamp Chimney cleaning with bonus annoying sister added for extra misery.
Posted in Flotsam

Lamp chimney cleaning beats protesting.

This 1951 newspaper comic panel appealed to the households who were still waiting for electricity, I guess. Although I wonder if they had the extra…

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We miss fighting with you postcard
Posted in The postcards

We miss getting smashed with the neighbors

The folks in this postcard send a message back to their drinking buddies back home, and I can see why they would miss the fights,…

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