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Westphal’s Auxiliator

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Here's an old-timey hair tonic with a weird name. The strange noun just means "helper."

Composed of "55% grain alcohol," it went down many an alcoholic's gullet, I'm sure.

Believe it or not, the tonic was mentioned in a SIMPSONS comicbook. If you look at their ad below, you'll see why. The mutant female user resembles the famed Springfield three-eyed fish.

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Posted By: Paul | Date: Tue Jan 22, 2013 | Number of Comments: 4
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Elderly and Seniors, Comics, 1900's, 1910's, 1920's, Nineteenth Century, Hair and Hairstyling
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Paul, I think I've been using too much of this hair tonic! I count upwards to 7 eyes there not the 3 your elude to.

Ah... this stuff is to be taken internally, right? http://www.picgifs.com/smileys/smileys-and-emoticons/food-and-drinks/smileys-food-and-drinks-018931.gif
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/22/13 at 09:09 AM
I look at that face(s) and think of the song "The Eyes Of Texas Are Upon You"?
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 01/22/13 at 04:01 PM
That is just what you see after you drink it.
Posted by patty in Ohio, USA on 01/22/13 at 07:42 PM
Haha, I was reading that comic yesterday, how strange!
Posted by 2dfrog on 01/23/13 at 12:12 PM
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