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Dennison Men's Clothiers ad (c. 1960s), read by overnight deejay Charlie Greer on 77 WABC. Always loved hearing those ads for the now-defunct store (Route 22, Union, New Jersey) whenever I listened to my transistor radio under the covers in the middle of the night. The ads, always tongue-twisters, were written in "iambic pentameter." (Yeah, I had to look it up too.)

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Vintage Ladybird Book of Rumpel-Stiltskin - 1968 - 'Well Loved Tales' Series

Vintage Ladybird Book of Rumpel-Stiltskin - 1968 - Well Loved Tales Series via Etsy

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summer traditions

It's good to be happy... remember when the sound of an ice cream truck could send you into a conniption fit of euphoria?


20 Marvelous Things That Kids Today Will Never Get To Experience!

big catalogs from the department stores...montgomery wards, sears, jc penney, speigel Our wish book

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20 Photos Of Memories Back Then

Nestles Quik Chocolate....YES...PLEASE!

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Vintage Bingo, 1960's Whitman Bingo Game, Board Game, Bingo Set

Vintage Toy 1960s Whitman Bingo Game. $21.50, via Etsy.


6 Popular Classic Christmas Gift Ideas That Are Still The Best

We used to play this all the time at parties when I was growing up.


67 Books Every Geek Should Read to Their Kids Before Age 10

67 Books Every Geek Should Read to Their Kids Before Age 10 (James and the Giant Peach was the first chapter book Emma and I read together!)

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Vintage General Electric Dry Iron F54

My Grandma had this iron. It weighed a ton too. Though of course I was only 4ish when I remember her having this.

Wendy the Good Little Witch ~ I had a lot of Wendy comic books. Too bad my mom gave all my comics away to a younger cousin when I was at school.

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Fun with Dick and Jane Basic reader book 1951

Fun with Dick and Jane Basic reader book 1951...♥ I learned to read with this book (and the help of a older sister) when I was only 4 years old...♥

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Adventures in Trash: “Valley of the Dolls” by Jacqueline Susann

this was one of the first books of this kind I read and I thought OMG, does this stuff really happen.

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1970's Fashion

1970's Fashion. 1970s fashion, which began with a continuation of the mini skirts, bell-bottoms and the androgynous hippie look from the late 1960s, was soon sharply characterized by several distinct fashion trends that have left an indelible image of the decade commemorated in popular culture.