How Things Have Changed... Or Not
Genuine Porsche dealer ad. "If you're going to overcompensate, then by all means, overcompensate"
Hattie Hudson, Columbia Records
1970s Ebony magazine hairstyles
Vintage Gender Advertisements of the 1950s
Corset ad for children circa 1891. Sensible mothers don't allow their offspring to grow rank: (3) very noticeable especially for being incorrect or bad. Synonyms blatant, conspicuous, flagrant, glaring, gross, obvious, patent, pronounced, rank, striking. I prefer this definition: (1) growing thickly and vigorously. Synonyms lush, luxuriant, prosperous, rampant, weedy(?).
Corset ad for children c. 1891
Vintage Vibrator Ad. The first vibrators were developed for doctors to treat hysteria, and who could more quickly deliver the curative "hysterical paroxysm" (orgasm), after which the patient would feel very much improved for a time.
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Because you're not really fat, you just have a build-up of fleshy dirt...?