Enjoying Joy dishwashing liquid
Posted in Mildly Interesting

Follow all instructions

It always amazes me what people will eat or drink. Remember when some idiots watching YouTube were eating TIDE PODS? Anyway… I don’t care how…

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Ad for gadget to throw your voice
Posted in Ephemera

Throw your voice! Boys only!

Apparently only boys can apparently throw their voices. I think that has something to do with girls not having an adam’s apple. This must be…

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Gem Razor Matchbook Guiding Eye
Posted in Flotsam The Matchbooks

Now all you need is some Hi Karate

Had to get this matchbook at a street sale, after embarrassing myself by letting a lecherous HEHEHEHE laugh escape while reading the comic. Very curious…

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Posted in Back in My Day

How to Marl your boro

I bought something from someone in the Netherlands, and they helpfully included this instruction manual. Apparently the process of opening a pack of cigs has…

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Old Ipana ad
Posted in Flotsam Observations

Bring it back! #112719

Seems like every day I find that something is better the way it used to be. Case in point, Ipana squeeze bottle toothpaste. Toothpaste tubes…

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Girl dreaming of a Christmas sweater
Posted in The Advertising

Santa is in a minefield

I never know what to get my wife for Christmas. They are pushing those fancy Pelotin exercise bikes on TV as a gift, with some…

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Posted in Mildly Interesting

Grandma’s soap saver

I was listening to the Larry Miller podcast, he was going on about saving soap slivers in the shower, somehow mushing them together to form…

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Ripple shoe ad
Posted in Back in My Day The Advertising

Wait until the other shoe drops

These “Ripple” shoes probably were fun and different to wear, and maybe changed a person’s gait in a positive way. Years later, say 1970 something,…

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Posted in Observations The Advertising

Missed opportunity

Consider the case of C. B. Moore, Optometrist. WHY did he not take the GOLDEN opportunity to hang out his shingle as C MOORE OPTOMETRIST…

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