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How things have changed and not necessarily for the better

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posted on Feb, 19 2012 @ 10:56 PM
The people that lived then ought to have thanked their stars for the most part that they did, and if they are still here in spirit ought to be glad to. Can you imagine what they would think if a stargate opened up and they made it to this time." target='_blank' class='tabOff'/>

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Cocaine for toothache and fashion for 'chubbies': Outrageous adverts from the past that would never be allowed today.

They're incredible by today's standards, but once upon a time these adverts were perfectly acceptable.

From an ad that claims smoking is healthy to one telling mothers they should give Coca-Cola to their babies, these shocking posters give a fascinating insight into a time gone by.One even tries to promote coc aine a remedy for toothache.

Maybe they were happier than we are, today.

'More doctors smoke Camels than any other cigarette.' boasts one campaign for Camel cigarettes which ran for eight years from 1946 in America.

posted on Feb, 19 2012 @ 11:08 PM
Heh. I watched a Pepsi commercial on youtube from the 1960's and it claimed that Pepsi Cola would help middle-aged housewives keep their weight down so they could maintain their 20's age figures.

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