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While doing a research on the evolution of ads, I came across some rather cringe-worthy vintage ads that would probably be illegal to publish today.

 Van Heusen.

Publish this now and watch the feminists flip sh**.

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Wate-on

Good ol’ days when implants wasn’t really a solution to anything.

G.D. Searle & Co.

Mornidine was a prescription drug that helped pregnant women cope with morning sickness. Basically promising that wives will be well enough to cook breakfast again if they take this drug. #FiftiesLife

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FAIRY

A nuff’ said kinda add.

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Palmolive

10 cents for a bar of soap caught my eye though.

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Sega

Sega’s attempt to appeal to the English lads. They have quite a few similarly crude ads. “Something to do with your hands that won’t make you go blind” and “female players may find difficulties with higher skill levels”. Guess what? They got away with it.

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Camels

Pure…

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