Top 10 Unbelievable Vintage Medicine Ads - Ginger Ale Vintage Ad I had no idea the term Ginger was an older slang for red-heads. You learn something every day, just like you learned from this ad that ginger ale aids in digestion. Actually, this is true, if there is real ginger in the ingredients. Still, seems offensive to pale red-heads.
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Top 10 Unbelievable Vintage Medicine Ads - Dr. Williams’ Pink Pills for Pale People Just what the heck is this vintage medicine ad trying to sell? And what are gingers being singled out again? What could be in these pills to make you less pale?