"Mirror, mirror, thanks a lot / This corset or canned apricot
One is too tight, one tastes of tin / It’s lousy trying to stay thin”
Snow White’s stepmother dislikes being transported into the 1950s
TRIPLE-TAILED CRAFT began as a ’51 Studebaker sedan, was drastically rebuilt in 4,000 man-hours of labor. It has a V-8 engine and a curb weight of 1,000 pounds. The body is made of 14 glass-fiber subassemblies. Gas-tank opening is under center tail light.
Modern Mechanix, March 1954
Aunt Mary’s Novelty Frogs resemble depressed Brussels sprouts. And they think deep thoughts about liberty while pondering their next - or rather, first - move out of their porcelain prison.
In other words, Aunt Mary throws the worst children’s parties in town.
57 Ways of Summer Eating with Heinz, c1950 (by alsis35 (now at ipernity))
"Used for ten minutes twice a day, will produce a normal growth of hair where a vestige of follicle life exists."—Evans Vacuum Cap Co., 1904 (via Esquire)
No more bald heads, maybe. But a lot more dolts sitting around with metal caps on their heads, absolutely.