If I'm reading this correctly, she really likes a guy who's short and scrawny, but feels that she's not supposed to. Lifesavers will help her conform to social expectations and find a more conventional partner.

The Old Line Magazine (University of Maryland) - Dec 1937

     Posted By: Alex - Wed Apr 19, 2023
     Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues | Advertising | 1930s

Sounds like “short and scrawny” is the best she can do unless she freshens her breath…
Posted by Brian on 04/20/23 at 07:53 AM
The woman to the right should stuff her mouth full of Pep-O-Mints instead of inanely criticizing her friend's taste in men. #ShortKings
Posted by Yudith on 04/22/23 at 09:06 AM
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