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Etiquette and Formal Behavior

Turnabout Man



The moral is: don't suppress your road rage, it's not healthy!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Aug 30, 2015 | Comments (3)
Category: Etiquette and Formal Behavior, PSA's, 1930's, Cars

Writing Better Social Letters

Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun May 17, 2015 | Comments (2)
Category: Etiquette and Formal Behavior, Family, PSA's, 1950's

“Nice Girls Don’t Stay for Breakfast”



Some post-orgasmic singing from an era when sexual mores were in flux.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Feb 15, 2015 | Comments (5)
Category: Etiquette and Formal Behavior, Food, Music, Sex Symbols, 1960's

Johnson Smith Catalog Item #31

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From the 1930s catalog.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Apr 21, 2014 | Comments (16)
Category: Etiquette and Formal Behavior, Johnson Smith Catalog, Sexuality, Books, 1930's

Girls Who Go Wrong

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Click each image for greater readability.

Source.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Jun 11, 2013 | Comments (8)
Category: Etiquette and Formal Behavior, Comics, 1940's, Ethics and Morals

Peter Prim’s Portraits of Good and Bad Girls and Boys

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Why do the bad kids always seem to be having so much more fun than the little angels?

There are only eighteen illustrations in this old book, but each one a gem!

Read them here.

Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Oct 29, 2012 | Comments (8)
Category: Etiquette and Formal Behavior, Evil, Children, Nineteenth Century

Obligations



One family composed entirely of Goofuses, one composed entirely of Gallants.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Sun Oct 09, 2011 | Comments (2)
Category: Etiquette and Formal Behavior, Family, PSA's, 1950's

Table Manners



We've finally solved this problem: families simply don't eat home-cooked meals together anymore!

Mission accomplished!
Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Sep 02, 2011 | Comments (2)
Category: Etiquette and Formal Behavior, PSA's, 1950's

One Got Fat



"Slim knew that his big sack would be hard to handle."

This an exceedingly macabre PSA aimed directly at kids.
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