Follies of the Madmen #289


Erotic embrace of gasoline pump by 1920s woman indicates America's love affair with cars dates to earliest era.

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     Posted By: Paul - Sat Jul 30, 2016
     Category: Business | Advertising | Products | Motor Vehicles | Public Indecency | 1920s

A flapper standing next to a gas pump is an erotic embrace? Ethyl is tetraethyl lead, the now-banned stuff that made leaded gas leaded. According to Wikipedia, you can still get leaded gas in Algeria, Yemen, and Iraq.
Posted by ges on 07/31/16 at 10:08 AM
Yes, it was always great to pump Ethyl, back then.
Posted by Virtual on 07/31/16 at 11:29 AM
@Virtual - My memory was "Pregnant Gas Station" by Who Pumped Ethyl. Now I know the answer.
Posted by GFinKS on 08/01/16 at 03:49 PM
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