Pioneers of style!
Posted By: Alex -
Sun Feb 24, 2013
More weirdness from the WU archive:
The origin of the Boy Scout's left-hand handshake
Auto Dealer Invents Horn for Pedestrians
The strange plan to air-drop bats on Japan, 1945
Hey, 3 very nice sets of drapes were sacrificed for those dresses! Love the bufonts too. And nothing says sexy stud like a plaid jacket!
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 02/25/13 at 12:01 AM
Posted by jtolleridge on 02/25/13 at 02:47 AM
You young whipper-snappers just haven't lived long enough to appreciate style! Of course, some of those ah..... women walking the red carpet last night (today for me) could use a dose of "style" themselves!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 02/25/13 at 10:13 AM
In the 60's there was a big national scare regarding bouffant hair-dos and black widow spiders' nests.
I'm surprised these ladies didn't seem to get the word.
Posted by tadchem on 02/25/13 at 03:15 PM
Patty - You must mean:
Posted by BMN on 02/25/13 at 09:59 PM
Thanks for the blast from the past BMN! I loved the Carol Burnett Show.
Tadchem, the spiders in the hairdo is an urban legend, just ask Alex he is an expert on such things.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 02/25/13 at 11:13 PM
I found a collection of the myths just
I think I saw a K-Mart check out person with a shellacked do last time I was back in Flo-Ridda.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 02/26/13 at 12:04 AM
I can't find a reference, but the ladies of the court of King Louis XVI had huge hair also. There was supposed to be Vermin in theirs too.
Posted by BMN on 02/26/13 at 01:38 AM
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